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Term: Congeliturbation
Definition: (Rare.) The churning and stirring of soil as a result of repeated cycles of freezing and thawing. This includes such actions as frost heaving and surface subsidence during thaws. A body of material disturbed by frost action is called a congeliturbate.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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