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Tundra Polygons
Tunda Polygons


Teshekpuk Lake, AK, USA




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.

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Kiliii Yuyan
NatGeo photographer, Arctic+Indigenous stories, Nanai+Chinese descent
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