AS Cold Environments sheet 2

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  • Created on: 25-04-17 10:04
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  • Cold environments
    • Fluvioglacial processes and landforms
      • features of deposition
        • kames and kame terraces
        • Eskers
        • Outwash plain (sandur)
        • kettle holes
        • varves
        • braided streams
      • Features of erosion
        • proglacial lakes
        • overflow / meltwater channels
    • permafrost
      • continuous
      • discontinuous
      • sporadic
      • active layer
    • Periglacial processes and landforms
      • frost heave
        • patterned ground (stripes and polygons)
      • groundwater freezing
        • pingos
          • open system (E Greenland)
          • closed system (Mackenzie delta)
      • ground contraction
        • ice wedges and polygons
      • water and wind action
        • braided streams
        • loess

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