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Term: Sand wedge Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A wedge-shaped body of sand produced by filling of a thermal contraction crack with sand either blown in from above or washed down the walls of the crack  IPAPermafrost 

A form of ice wedge that contains accumulations of wind blown sand in long vertical layers. A form of periglacial ground ice.  PhysicalGeography 

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