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Term: Frost boil Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A small mound of soil material, presumed to have been formed by frost action.  NSIDCCryosphere 

A small mound of soil material, presumed to have been formed by frost action  IPAPermafrost 

1.An accumulation of water and mud released from ground ice by spring thawing. 2.A small mound of fresh soil material, formed by frost action.  AMSglossary 

A small mound of soil material, presumed to have been formed by frost action. A type of nonsorted circle; they are commonly found in fine-grained sediments underlain by permafrost, but also occur in non-permafrost areas. Or mud boil  TrombottoGeocryology 

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