teleglidning

English translation: cryoturbation

21:47 Dec 1, 2016
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Geology / geology
Norwegian term or phrase: teleglidning
"Ved vinterarbeider bør graveskråningene frostisoleres for å hindre teleglidninger."
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Poland
Local time: 01:39
English translation:cryoturbation
Explanation:
From an American website - it seems to fit the bill:

Cryoturbation
A collective term used to describe all soil movements due to frost action.
Irregular structures formed in earth materials by frost penetration and frost action processes, and characterized by folded, broken, and dislocated beds and lenses of unconsolidated deposits, included organic horizons, or bedrock.
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cryoturbation


Explanation:
From an American website - it seems to fit the bill:

Cryoturbation
A collective term used to describe all soil movements due to frost action.
Irregular structures formed in earth materials by frost penetration and frost action processes, and characterized by folded, broken, and dislocated beds and lenses of unconsolidated deposits, included organic horizons, or bedrock.


    Reference: http://www.uspermafrost.org/glossary.php
conniebrathen
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