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Photo ID: hhrie8Subject: SoilDescription
Creep; Flow; Geomorphology; Landforms; Permafrost; Slope Stability; Sludging; Soil Flow; Soil Fluction; Soils; Soils; Solifluction; Taiga; TundraSolifluction of Arctic tundra. Solifluction is the slow downslope movement of waterlogged soil. The rate is around .5 to 5 centimeters per year. This especially occurs in regions underlain by frozen ground, which acts as a barrier to water percolation. Solifluction is generally more rapid than soil creep.
Marli Miller

Credit Line: Copyright Marli Miller, University of Oregon
North America; Canada; Yukon
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