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THE NATURE OF CYCLIC STRUCTURE OF THE ICE COMPLEX, EAST SIBERIA

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The features of cyclic structure in the Karga-Sartan Ice Complex (IC) deposits in Northern Yakutia have been studied for the coastal lowlands. We have analyzed cycles of different genesis (cryolithological, structural, lithological, and soil-vegetation) and duration. Climate fluctuation was the major factor of cyclic structure in the IC deposits. Cyclic structure in the IC deposits develops in certain facial-genetic conditions characterized by cryogenic weathering and subsequent re-deposition of eroded soils in river valleys and alas depressions

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Vyacheslav Konishchev

Russian Federation
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Geography; Leninskie Gory, Moscow, 119991, Russia


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Konishchev V. THE NATURE OF CYCLIC STRUCTURE OF THE ICE COMPLEX, EAST SIBERIA. GEOGRAPHY, ENVIRONMENT, SUSTAINABILITY. 2013;6(3):4-20. https://doi.org/10.24057/2071-9388-2013-6-3-4-20

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