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NOAA Photo Library Image - line5201

Radar installation at the Nome Airport. Note the elevated stanchions supporting the structure. These have been driven deep into the permafrost to mitigate the effects of permafrost melting in the upper layers. This is a direct consequence of warming of the Arctic.

Image ID: line5201, NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Location: Alaska, Nome
Photo Date: 2010 August
Photographer: Dr. John Cloud, NOAA Central Library


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