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Tundra Polygons
Tunda Polygons

Location

Teshekpuk Lake, AK, USA

Date

01/07/2019

Description

These pools are created in Arctic regions, where the freezing and thawing of water above the permafrost layer creates these unique polygons. They can be depressions like these, or raised above the surrounding terrain in relief.

Photo Link

https://www.instagram.com/p/B7EQqGRHjSL/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

Learn More

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patterned_ground
Kiliii Yuyan
NatGeo photographer, Arctic+Indigenous stories, Nanai+Chinese descent
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