"Water formed by melting snow. Snowmelt can move across the landscape as runoff or infiltrate into the soil. In the spring, melting seasonal snowpack moves snowmelt into rivers, streams, lakes, and groundwater. Snowmelt is a water cycle flux." (U.S. Geological Survey, 2022)


U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). "Water Cycle Glossary Terms". USGS Water Science School. (2022). Link:

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