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Term: Thermal-contraction crack Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A tensile fracture resulting from thermal stresses in frozen ground.  NSIDCCryosphere 

A tensile fracture resulting from thermal stresses in frozen ground  IPAPermafrost 

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