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Term: Sorted step Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A patterned ground feature with a step-like form and a downslope border of stones embanking an area of relatively fine-grained bare ground upslope.  NSIDCCryosphere 

A sorted step is a patterned ground feature with a step-like form and a downslope border of stones embanking an area of relatively fine-grained bare ground upslope  IPAPermafrost 

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