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The origin and characteristics of soil mounds and patterned ground in North Central Oregon

@inproceedings{Nelson1977TheOA,
  title={The origin and characteristics of soil mounds and patterned ground in North Central Oregon},
  author={C. A. Nelson},
  year={1977}
}
  • C. A. Nelson
  • Published 1977
  • Geography
  • Sections of the landscape in north central Oregon are dominated by numerous soil mounds surrounded by stone rings. Mounds vary in size and shape depending on slope and mound density. Internal soil mass is free of stones to the bedrock level and is covered by successive layers of volcanic ash. Stone ring profiles exhibited strong vertical sorting of stones by size and a decrease in ring width with depth. Stone areas were generally void of soil except for a shallow layer on the bottom. Noticeable… CONTINUE READING
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