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Term: Micro-scale polygon Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Closed, multi-sided, roughly equidimensional, patterned ground features, less than 2 meters (6.6 feet) in diameter; usually caused by desiccation cracking of fine-grained soil materials.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Micro-scale polygons are closed, multi-sided, roughly equidimensional patterned-ground features, less than 2 m in diameter, usually caused by desiccation cracking of fine-grained soil materials  IPAPermafrost 

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