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Term: Aggradational ice Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: The additional ground ice formed as a direct result of permafrost aggradation.  NSIDCCryosphere 

The additional ground ice formed as a direct result of permafrost aggradation  IPAPermafrost 

Ground Ice formed as a direct result of Permafrost Aggradation. Ice lenses form seasonally, especially in the lower part of the Active Layer, and can be incorporated into the Permafrost if they do not melt over a period of years.  TrombottoGeocryology 

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