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Term: Permafrost region Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A region in which the temperature of some or all of the ground below the seasonally freezing and thawing layer remains continuously at or below 0 degrees Celsius for at least two consecutive years.  NSIDCCryosphere 

A region in which the temperature of some or all of the ground below the seasonally freezing and thawing layer remains continuously at or below 0˚C for at least two consecutive years  IPAPermafrost 

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