Periglacial

Periglacial Landforms

‘Periglacial’ describes a landscape that undergoes seasonal freezing and thawing, typically on the fringes of past and present glaciated regions. The landscapes are governed by specific depositional and erosional processes, and therefore produce completely unique landforms [1]. A dominant characteristic of periglacial landscapes is the presence of permafrost – ground that is frozen all year round … Read more

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