Permafrost Area - Alaska Railroad Tracks

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Photo of Alaska Railroad tracks that are elevated and protected from the permafrost. The construction and use of railroads can often upset the frozen permafrost's temperature and consistency, which leads to thawing of soil and subsequent sinking or uneveness of ground below tracks.

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Pestrong, Ray
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Slide
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TIFF
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Ray Pestrong Geosciences Slide Collections, San Francisco State Unviersity
Locale
Alaska
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its an amazing place I had visited with my friends.thanks for share

Alaska is a very beautiful palace as well the railway area, thanks for share 

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