stone net

noun
variants: or

stone polygon

or

stone ring

Definition of stone net

  1. :  an arrangement of rock fragments and soil particles in a polygonal pattern similar to a net with the finer materials concentrated in the central part of each net or polygon and the coarser materials in the borders as a result of congeliturbation or solifluction —usually used in plural

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