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Term: Thaw slumping Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A slope failure mechanism characterized by the melting of ground ice, and downslope sliding and flowing of the resulting debris.  NSIDCCryosphere 

A slope failure mechanism characterized by the melting of ground ice, and downslope sliding and flowing of the resulting debris  IPAPermafrost 

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