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Wednesday 30 January 2013

Snow, Air or Water??

We all know that old saying that snow is 9/10ths air and 1/10th water, but never ones to believe everything we hear we put it to the test..

so, fill the trangia with snow
set it beside the fire to melt !
and the result, well about 1/5th of the trangia was water so it's a case of about 4/5ths air 1/5th water, not quite what we've all been led to believe!
oh yeah, remember what they say about the yellow snow!!

1 comment:

  1. Good test! Of course, snow comes in lots of different forms, some of which could contain more water than others.

    In any case, I'm always a supporter of "test to find out", so well done. :)