frost mound

frost mound

[′frȯst ‚mau̇nd]
(geology)
A hill and knoll associated with frozen ground in a permafrost region, containing a core of ice. Also known as soffosian knob; soil blister.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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They include such structures as icing blister, frost mound, paisa, lithalsa, peat plateau, and pingo.