Patterned ground

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Term: Patterned ground
Definition: Term used to describe a number of surface features found in periglacial environments. These features can resemble circles, polygons, nets, steps, and stripes. The development of some of these shapes is thought to be the result of freeze-thaw action.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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