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Term: Open-system pingo Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A pingo formed by doming of frozen ground; caused by groundwater that moves downslope through taliks and onto the pingo surface, where it freezes.  NSIDCCryosphere 

A pingo formed by doming of frozen ground due to freezing of injected water supplied by groundwater moving downslope through taliks to the site of the pingo, where it moves towards the surface  IPAPermafrost 

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