Alpine permafrost

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'''[[Alpine permafrost]]''' (most '''[[permafrost]]''' is located in high latitudes (i.e. land in close proximity to the North and South poles)) may exist at high [[altitudes]] in much lower '''[[latitudes]]'''. '''[[Alpine permafrost]]''' (most '''[[permafrost]]''' is located in high latitudes (i.e. land in close proximity to the North and South poles)) may exist at high [[altitudes]] in much lower '''[[latitudes]]'''.
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 +[[Image:Mountain-permafrost-patterns-and-temperature-gradients.jpg|thumb|300px]]
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 +[[Image:Permafrost-extent-in-the-northern-hemisphere.jpg|thumb|300px|'''[[Permafrost]]''' or permafrost soil is '''[[soil]]''' at or below the '''[[freezing point]]''' of '''[[water]]''' ('''0 °C or 32 °F''') for two or more '''[[years]]'''.]]
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 +Also see;
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 +*'''[[Water Cycle]]'''
 +*'''[[Snow and Weather Glossary]]'''
 +*'''[[Frozen Ground]]'''
 +*'''[[Cryosphere]]'''
 +*'''[[What Affects Frozen Ground]]'''
 +*'''[[What is the Cryosphere]]'''
 +*'''[[Snow]]'''
 +*'''[[Clouds]]'''
 +*'''[[Evaporation]]'''
 +*'''[[Freezing Point / Freeze]]'''
 +*'''[[Moisture]]'''
 +*'''[[Rime]]'''
 +*'''[[Sublimation]]'''
 +*'''[[Water]]'''
 +*'''[[Water Vapor]]'''
 +*'''[[Atmosphere]]'''
 +*'''[[Alpine permafrost]]'''

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Alpine permafrost (most permafrost is located in high latitudes (i.e. land in close proximity to the North and South poles)) may exist at high altitudes in much lower latitudes.

Permafrost or permafrost soil is soil at or below the freezing point of water (0 °C or 32 °F) for two or more years.
Permafrost or permafrost soil is soil at or below the freezing point of water (0 °C or 32 °F) for two or more years.

Also see;



Reference

  • See Wikipedia Permafrost [1]

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