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”The aircraft can land anywhere: in the snow, in the water and even in the freshly tilled field.”

In this sentence should I replace “in” with “on”? What’s the difference?

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Use on to indicate that the airplane is touching and also above the snow, water or field.

Airplane on snow

Use in to indicate that the airplane is surrounded or enveloped by the snow, water or field.

Airplane in snow

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