Segregated ice

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Term: Segregated ice
Definition: A form of periglacial ground ice that consists of almost pure ice that often exists as an extensive horizontal layer. The ice layer grows because of the active migration of water from around the feature. These features are found just below the active layer.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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