Thermocirque on the Yamal Peninsula
Specific form due to thawing of tabular ground ice impaled with ice wedges. Such thermocirques are widely distributed in tundra of central Yamal Peninsula. Climate warming in this region since 2012 caused their increased activity.
Taken on 27
Submitted on 28 February 2017
Credit: Artem Khomutov (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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