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EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > FROZEN GROUND > PERIGLACIAL PROCESSES
Definition:
Of, or pertaining to, the outer perimeter of a glacier, particularly to the
fringe areas surrounding the great continental glaciers of the geologic ice
ages. Thus, periglacial weathering is said to have produced certain
characteristic land forms.
Reference:
American Meteorological Society Glossary of Meteorology Online:
http://amsglossary.allenpress.com/glossary
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