Conglomeric cryogenic fabric

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Term: Conglomeric cryogenic fabric
Definition: A distinct soil micromorphology, resulting from the effects of freezing and thawing processes, in which coarser soil particles form compound arrangements. This fabric, found in cryosols, results from freeze-thaw processes probably accompanied by Cryoturbation.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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