What is the plural of firn?

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The noun firn can be countable or uncountable.

In more general, commonly used, contexts, the plural form will also be firn.

However, in more specific contexts, the plural form can also be firns e.g. in reference to various types of firns or a collection of firns.

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In temperate glaciers, snow repeatedly freezes and thaws, changing into granular ice called firn.
In addition, samplings were taken of the surface, and near surface snow and firn.
Over a period of years, layers of firn undergo further compaction and become glacial ice.
Combine such dense firn with a daily rhythm of freeze and thaw, and spring avalanche danger is easy to predict and avoid.
Under the pressure of the layers of ice and snow above it, this granular ice fuses into denser and denser firn.
Situated high on a mountainside near the firn line, they are typically partially surrounded on three sides by steep cliffs.
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