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Term: Extensive discontinuous permafrost Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: (1) (North American usage) permafrost underlying 65 - 90% of the area of exposed land surface (2) (Russian usage) permafrost underlying 70 - 80% of the area of exposed land surface.  NSIDCCryosphere 

1. (North-American usage) Permafrost underlying 65 to 90 percent of the area of exposed land surface; 2. (Russian usage) Permafrost underlying 70 to 80 percent of the area of exposed land surface.  IPAPermafrost 

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