Keyword Definition

[nonsorted circle] A form of patterned ground “whose mesh is dominantly circular and has a nonsorted appearance due to the absence of a border of stones” (Washburn, 1956, p. 829); developed singly or in groups. Vegetation characteristically outlines the pattern by forming a bordering ridge. When well-developed, it has a distinctly domed central area.

Source: AGI Glossary of Geology, 4th edition, 1997

Category: Geological

Geological keywords, such as “granite”, “lake”.  The definitions are generally taken from the AGI Glossary of Geology.  Keywords with a geographic context (e.g. Cape Smith Fold Belt, Selwyn Basin, Grenville Province) are assigned to a separate category.

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