- Latin solum, soil + Latin flūctiō, flūctiōn-, a flowing (from flūctus, past participle of fluere, to flow). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Extensive periglacial phenomena, such as solifluction fields, are still active at higher elevations.”
“Thawing of permafrost soils can result in subsidence of the surface, thermokarst, and activation of freeze – thaw related processes such as solifluction.”
“The flora of the area is a low-arctic type, typical of the nutrient-poor silicaceous soil which, where humid, shows solifluction effects such as frost boils.”
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