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Shattered rock fragments which accumulate below and from free rock faces and summits. Scree is formed by freeze–thaw; see Statham (1973) TIBG59. Its formation requires jointed rocks that allow water to penetrate.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Environmental Science.


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