Eine besondere Art von Pingos am Hohen Venn (Eifel)

E. Mückenhausen
Furrows in slope direction are observed at the south east slope of Hohes Venn/ Eifel. These furrows are bordered at both sides and at the lower end (down the slope) by a rampart 2 m high. The microrelief forms are believed to be residual forms of extended pingos. The ob'ong pingo ice blocks resulted from water moving downwards in the top soil. This water crystallized little by little at the ice block in this way...