The progressive lateral flow of earth material under periglacial conditions; solifluction in a region underlain by frozen ground. It is commonly used as a modifying or combining term with bench, lobe, sheet, slope, and stream to indicate periglacial origin by soil flow. Neuendorf, K.K.E., Mehl, J.P., Jr., and Jackson, J.A., eds., 2005, Glossary of Geology: American Geological Institute, 799 p.
Below is a list of publications related to Gelifluction. Select a publication number to access more detailed information and their respective files available for download.
- RI 2019-8
- Koehler, R.D., Reger, D.R., Spangler, E.R., and Hubbard, T.D., 2019, Assessment of geomorphology and geologic hazards in the Parks Highway-Minto Flats-Dalton Highway infrastructure corridor: Cook Inlet to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2019-8, 82 p., 4 sheets. http://doi.org/10.14509/30100
- RI 2017-5
- DeRaps, M.R., Kinsman, N.E.M., Stevens, D.S.P., and Overbeck, J.R., 2017, Surficial geologic map of the Shaktoolik area, Norton Bay Quadrangle, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2017-5, 1 sheet, scale 1:50,000. http://doi.org/10.14509/29723