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Term: Periglacial
Definition: Of, or pertaining to, the outer perimeter of a glacier, particularly to the fringe areas surrounding the great continental glaciers of the geologic ice ages. Thus, "periglacial weathering" is said to have produced certain characteristic land forms.
Created 2022.03.08
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