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Term: Thermokarst lake Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A lake occupying a closed depression formed by settlement of the ground following thawing of ice-rich permafrost or the melting of massive ice.  NSIDCCryosphere 

A lake occupying a closed depression formed by settlement of the ground following thawing of ice-rich permafrost or the melting of massive ice  IPAPermafrost 

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