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Notice these expressions in the text. Infer their meaning from the context.  

ducking back  


careered down  


cairn of rocks  

salt flats  


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ducking back : quickly going inside and then coming out

swathe : literally: a long strip of land of something; contextually: a land stretched with snow  

careered down : descending the slope  

manoeuvres : military exercises involving a large number of soldiers, ships, etc. 

cairn of rocks : a pile of stones that mark a special place such as the top of a mountain or a place where somebody is buried  

salt flats : thatched roofed houses covered with snow

billowed : filled with the air and swelled out

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