Periglacial processes

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Term: Periglacial processes
Definition: Processes associated with Frost Action in cold, non-glacial environments. Periglacial Processes include frost jacking, Frost Sorting, frost wedging, Cryoturbation, and the development of Cryotextures, Cryostructures and Cryogenic fabrics in soils.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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