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PREFERRED TERM
frost shattering
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Propagation of fractures due to expansion of freezing water in intergranular spaces and fractures in a rock body. Result is mechanical disintegration spliitting, or breakup of rock.

DESCRIPTION
  • Propagation of fractures due to expansion of freezing water in intergranular spaces and fractures in a rock body. Result is mechanical disintegration spliitting, or breakup of rock.

IDENTIFIER
  • frostShattering

TITLE
  • frost shattering

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventProcessValue/frostShattering
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