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Relief . The peninsula consists of a limestone and shale ridge known as the Rock
. It rises abruptly from the isthmus to 1,380 feet ( 421 metres ) at Rock Gun , which
is its northernmost summit . Its greatest height , 1,396 feet , is attained near its ...
These landforms are the product of glacial abrasion , glacial quarrying or
plucking , or a combination of these two processes . sists of two intersecting rock
crevices that are inclined at different angles with respect to the rock surface . The
... common occurrences being in the form of pore ice , segregated pure ice lenses
, or ice wedges . Pore ice is ice that fills the pores and interstices of rock or soil ,
just as water occupies the pores of natural materials in nonpermafrost areas .
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