fell field

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fell field An area, within the tundra belt, of frost-shattered stony debris with interstitial fine particles, that supports various plant species in a mixed community. The vegetation is sparse, however, and typically occupies less than half the ground. Frequently fell fields display patterned-ground phenomena, resulting from freeze-thaw activity in the soil.

fell field

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fell field An area within the tundra belt of frost-shattered stony debris with interstitial fine particles, which supports various plant species in a mixed community. The vegetation is sparse, however, and typically occupies less than half the ground. Frequently fell fields display patterned-ground phenomena, due to freeze-thaw activity in the soil.

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