Congelifraction


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Term: Congelifraction
Definition: The splitting of rocks as the result of the freezing of the water contained in them. The individual fragment produced by this process is called a congelifract. (Also called frost riving, frost splitting.)
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2022.04.08
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