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  • Prospecting within the plateau is largely hampered by grass and felsenmeer cover, however, traverses along recessive northwest trending benches above the plateau and along cirque walls were successful due to the more dynamic geomorphological setting.

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  • It's a felsenmeer (meaning "sea of rocks"), a relic of the glaciers, and is one of the unique features of the Blue Hills. Sports


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  • felsenmeer: flat arctic area covered with angular boulders

    January 17, 2009

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    August 9, 2008

  • For Greek read German.

    August 8, 2008

  • An expanse of angular frost-riven rocks which may develop on flat terrain in arctic and alpine climates; a boulder field (German, lit. "rock-sea").

    August 8, 2008