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Term: Basal cryopeg Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A layer of unfrozen ground that is perennially cryotic (t < 0 degrees Celsius), forming the basal portion of the permafrost.  NSIDCCryosphere 

A layer of unfrozen ground that is perennially cryotic (T < 0˚ C), forming the basal portion of the permafrost  IPAPermafrost 

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