The progressive lateral flow of earth material under periglacial conditions; solifluction in a region underlain by frozen ground. It is commonly used as a modifying or combining term with bench, lobe, sheet, slope, and stream to indicate periglacial origin by soil flow.
(Neuendorf, K.K.E. and others, 2005)
Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys (DGGS) 3354 College Road, Fairbanks, AK 99709