Fragmoidal cryogenic fabric

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Term: Fragmoidal cryogenic fabric
Definition: It is a micromorphological soil structure, which is the result of Freeze-Thaw Processes, and in which the units are either coalescent or with bridges, and the voids are planar. Such structures can be found in the Andes, associated with patterned ground.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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