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Snow Crystal or Snowflake

Nature volume 140, page 730 (23 October 1937) | Download Citation

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I AGREE with Sir George Simpson that the word ‘snowflake’ is not a perfect description of a single ice crystal falling as snow (indeed I said so in the passage which he quotes), but can a better be found?

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  1. (Chairman of the British Group of the International Commission of Snow.) Warren Close, Coombe Hill Road, Kingston Hill, Surrey.

    • GERALD SELIGMAN

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