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Record #162712:

A note on needle-ice mound formation in the High Drakensberg, southern Africa / Stefan Grab.

Title: A note on needle-ice mound formation in the High Drakensberg, southern Africa / Stefan Grab.
Author(s): Grab, Stefan.
Date: 2002.
In: Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. (2002.), Vol. 13(4) (2002)
Abstract: Describes needle-ice mounds from High Drakensberg, South Africa, formed when temperatures are low for several days and incorporating sediment and stones. Largest mound was over 10 m in diameter. Mounds contribute to pan development and accelerate turf exfoliation processes.
Notes:

Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. Vol. 13(4) :315-318 (2002).

Keywords: 551.34 -- Geocryology. Frozen ground.
551.343.72 -- Frost mounds. Pingos.
E8 -- Glaciology: frost action and permafrost.
(680) -- South Africa.
SPRI record no.: 162712

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