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NOAA Photo Library Image - line5196

A thermo-karst melt pond adjacent to the road which accelerated the melting of permafrost. On the road from Nome beyond Pilgrim Hot Springs. This now becoming a wetland wildlife habitat.

Image ID: line5196, NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Location: Alaska, Seward Peninsula
Photo Date: 2010 August
Photographer: Dr. John Cloud, NOAA Central Library

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