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Alaska Land Characteristics Data Set

Permafrost thumbnail of sample image.

Permafrost

    Description
    This dataset consists of a georeferenced digital map and attribute data derived from the publication "Permafrost map of Alaska". The map is presented at a scale of 1:2,500,000 and shows the correlation of physiographic province to presence of permafrost across the state of Alaska.

    Background
    This data set was prepared under the U.S. Geological Survey Global Change Program, Land Data Systems - Arctic Land Process Studies. The information is preliminary and has not been edited or reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey standards or nomenclature.

    References
    Ferrians, O.J., 1965. Permafrost map of Alaska. U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Geologic Investigations Map 1-445.


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