The contraction cracking of frozen ground, and ice on lakes and rivers, at very low temperatures; the formation of frost cracks.Neuendorf, K.K.E., Mehl, J.P., Jr., and Jackson, J.A., ed., 2005, Glossary of Geology: American Geological Institute, 799 p.
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- OF 60-111
- Pewe, T.L., and Paige, R.A., 1960, Frost heaving of piles with an example from Fairbanks, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 60-111, 179 p., 7 sheets, scale 1:63,360.