rock stream

noun

Definition of rock stream

: a mass of rock fragments that moves or has moved slowly down a slope under its own weight usually aided by frost action and sometimes by interstitial ice — compare rock glacier, rock river

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“Rock stream.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rock%20stream. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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