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Term: Dry permafrost Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Permafrost containing neither free water nor ice.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Permafrost containing neither free water nor ice  IPAPermafrost 

Permafrost containing neither Free Water nor Ice. A negligible quantity of moisture in the form of interfacial water may be present. Dry Permafrost is thaw-stable (cf. Thaw Weakening).  TrombottoGeocryology 

Permafrost that contains little or no ice; it is loose and crumbly.  AMSglossary 

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