Isolated patches of permafrost

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Term: Isolated patches of permafrost
Definition: Permafrost underlying less than 10% of the exposed land surface. Individual areas of Permafrost are of limited areal extent, widely separated, and are completely surrounded by Unfrozen Ground.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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