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Term: Mountain permafrost Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Permafrost existing at high altitudes in high, middle, and low latitudes.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Permafrost existing at high altitudes in high, middle, and low latitudes  IPAPermafrost 

Permafrost existing in mountainous areas in high, middle, and low latitudes. Mountain Permafrost may show some degree of altitudinal zonation. Plateau Permafrost is a subdivision of Mountain Permafrost but use of this term is not recommended.  TrombottoGeocryology 

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