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Term: Cryogenic aquiclude Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A layer of ground which, because of its frozen state, has a low enough permeability to act as a confining bed for an aquifer.  NSIDCCryosphere 

A layer of ground which, because of its frozen state, has a low enough permeability to act as a confining bed for an aquifer  IPAPermafrost 

A layer of ground which, because of its frozen state, has a low enough permeability to act as a confining bed for an aquifer. Annual freezing can turn the Active Layer into a Cryogenic Aquiclude.  TrombottoGeocryology 

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