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arctic haze, Arctic haze
1. A condition in which visibility in the air is reduced in horizontal and slant directions but remains unimpeded vertically; encountered by aircraft over arctic regions.
2. A smog-like layer of haze observed in the Arctic atmosphere at certain times of the year, of unknown origin but thought to be caused by the transport of industrial pollutants from lower latitudes.
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