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Term: Congelifraction Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: The splitting of rocks as the result of the freezing of the water contained in them. The individual fragment produced by this process is called a congelifract. (Also called frost riving, frost splitting.)  AMSglossary 

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