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N.N. Mikhailov, O.V. Ostanin

"Rock glaciers" of Altai Mountains # form of permafrost-slope and glacial processes

In the article there were examined specific forms of mountain countries relief - "rock glaciers". It was shown, that it should be distinguished three main types of the similar natural objects: "reserved glaciers", actually "rock glaciers" and "rock torrents".
There are some peculiarities of these types of permafrost-glacial relief in South-Chuiskyi Ridge (Central Altai) and ridge called Southern Altai (South-Eastern Altai) introduced in the article.

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