nonsorted polygon


nonsorted polygon
   (not preferred)
   refer to patterned ground.

Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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  • polygon —    A type of patterned ground consisting of a closed, roughly equidimensional figure bounded by more or less straight sides; some sides may be irregular. Refer to patterned ground.    Compare: high center polygon, low center polygon, ice wedge… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • patterned ground —    A general term for any ground surface exhibiting a discernibly ordered, more or less symmetrical, morphological pattern of ground and, where present, vegetation. Patterned ground is characteristic of, but not confined to, permafrost regions or …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms