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Term: Sorted polygon Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A patterned ground form that is equidimensional in several directions, with a dominantly polygonal outline, and a sorted appearance commonly due to a border of stones surrounding a central area of finer material.  NSIDCCryosphere 

A sorted polygon is a patterned ground form that is equidimensional in several directions, with a dominantly polygonal outline, and a sorted appearance commonly due to a border of stones surrounding a central area of finer material  IPAPermafrost 

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