Articles | Volume 8, issue 3
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 637–659, 2020
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 637–659, 2020

Research article 17 Jul 2020

Research article | 17 Jul 2020

The role of frost cracking in local denudation of steep Alpine rockwalls over millennia (Eiger, Switzerland)

David Mair et al.

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