cryoturbation

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cryo- +‎ turbation Latin turbātiō, turbātiōnem (disturbance; confusion)

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cryoturbation (countable and uncountable, plural cryoturbations)

  1. (geology) Any of several forms of disturbances within soils and subsoils as a result of freezethaw processes in periglacial conditions

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