The frozen earth : fundamentals of geocryology / Peter J. Williams and Michael W. Smith.

This book describes the effects of cold climates on the surface of the earth. Using scientific principles, the authors describe the evolution of ground thermal conditions and the origin of natural features such as frost heave, solifluction, slope instabilities, patterned ground, pingos and ice wedge...

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Main Authors: Williams, Peter J. 1932- (Author), Smith, Michael W., 1944- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Series:Studies in polar research.
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