Mountain permafrost

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Term: Mountain permafrost
Definition: Permafrost existing in mountainous areas in high, middle, and low latitudes. Mountain Permafrost may show some degree of altitudinal zonation. Plateau Permafrost is a subdivision of Mountain Permafrost but use of this term is not recommended.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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