Frost heaving Summary

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448 words, approx. 2 pages
Ice Heaving and Wedging Some 35% of Earth's land area undergoes regular freezing and thawing. Ice heaving and ice wedging are two of the mechanisms by which water in soil lifts, penetrates, and... Read more
144 words, approx. 1 pages
Frost Heaving The lifting of earth by soil water as it freezes. Freezing water expands by approximately nine percent and exerts a pressure of about fifteen tons per square inch. Although this pressure... Read more
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