Ice complex cliff in the Lena River Delta
by Thomas Opel
Ice rich Pleistocene Ice complex deposits cut by a branch of Lena River in the Lena River Delta and subject of rapid coastal erosion (up to 20m/year). Huge polygonal ice wedges account for up to 65% by volume of these permafrost deposits. The cliff is about 30m high.
Taken on 11
Submitted on 20 February 2017
Credit: Thomas Opel (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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