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Term: Talik
Definition: An unfrozen section of ground found above, below, or within a layer of discontinuous permafrost. These layers can also be found beneath water bodies in a layer of continuous permafrost. A number of different types of talik have been distinguished: closed talik, open talik, and through talik.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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