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Term: Sporadic discontinuous permafrost Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Permafrost underlying 10 to 35% of the exposed land surface. Individual areas of Permafrost are completely surrounded by Unfrozen Ground.  TrombottoGeocryology 

(1) (North American usage) permafrost underlying 10 - 50% of the exposed land surface (2) (Russian usage) permafrost underlying 5 - 30% of the exposed land surface.  NSIDCCryosphere 

1. (North-American usage) Permafrost underlying 10 to 35 percent of the exposed land surface; 2.< (Russian usage) Permafrost underlying 5 to 30 percent of the exposed land surface  IPAPermafrost 

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