Photo #1421 – 10.05.12
The View Inside a Snowpit
The majority of the time I spent in the Yukon Territory during graduate school was spent digging snowpits and taking measurements of things such as snow density at various levels within the snowpack. This photo shows the inside of a snowpit we dug in British Columbia one day and features a bunch of holes where one of the measuring tools we used was inserted.
I always wondered what people must have thought if they happened upon one of these snowpits…