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Igloos1 in the Alps


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1 A description of a lining recommended for use in snow houses is given in The Polar Record, No. 21, pp. 361–63.

1 The word igloo (iglu), although used in Eskimo for any type of permanent or temporary dwelling, has come to be used by white people for an Eskimo dome-shaped hut, and more usually for one that is built of snow. It is in this narrowest sense that the word is used throughout the following notes.

Igloos1 in the Alps


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