Subject: Is it possible for non-salt water to be below 32 degrees without freezing.
Date: Sun Sep 5 19:17:49 1999
Posted by Daniel M. Mulcahy
Grade level: 4-6
School: Calverton Independent School
City: Huntingtownn State/Province: MD
Area of science: Earth Sciences
My question is based on reports that I have read about mountain climbers
who have fallen through snow/ice into normal, non-salty liquid water, with
a temperature below 32 degrees. Is this possible, is it an atmospheric
pressure related issue? Thanks in advance for your help!
Re: Is it possible for non-salt water to be below 32 degrees without freezing.
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