Meaning frost wedging
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frost wedging


A process of physical weathering in which water freezes in a crack and exerts force on the rock causing further rupture.
Source: physicalgeography.net

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frost wedging


A type of disintegration in which jointed rock is forced apart by the expansion of water as it freezes in fractures.
Source: ge-at.iastate.edu

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frost wedging


A process that mechanically breaks apart rock caused by expansion of water as it freezes in cracks and crevices. fumarole
Source: nature.nps.gov

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frost wedging


A process that mechanically breaks apart rock caused by expansion of water as it freezes in cracks and crevices.
Source: geomaps.wr.usgs.gov

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