peri·glacial | \¦perə+\

Definition of periglacial 

: of or relating to the area marginal to a frozen or ice-covered region (as an ice sheet or glacier) especially with respect to its climate or the influence of its climate upon geological processes periglacial topography periglacial weathering periglacial wind actionJournal of Geology

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International Scientific Vocabulary peri- + glacial

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