Map of northern hemisphere permafrost extent


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Permafrost is land in which the mean annual temperature has been below freezing for at least two years.
Originally uploaded in Integrate:Teaching for Sustainability:InTeGrate Modules:Modeling Earth Systems:Student Materials.

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Uploaded: Nov20 14


Last Modified: 2016-08-17 11:14:29
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This map comes from a USGS website: http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/p1386a/images/gallery-5/full-res/pp1386a5-fig03.jpg linked to from the following page: http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/permafrost-its-chill/
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