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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

Piping causing thermokarst in permafrost, Ungava Peninsula, Quebec, Canada

published at : Special issue, piping erosion

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

SEPPÄLÄ M. (1) ;
(1) Physical Geography Lab., Univ., Helsinki, FINLANDE

Abstract

The aim of this short note is to describe an observation of rather unusual piping in an ice wedge from the continuous permafrost region in northernmost Quebec (mean annual temperature about -6°C). The hydrology of permafrost and its importance on thermokarst and gully erosion is discussed

Source

Thematical fascicle

published at : Geomorphology / ISSN 0169-555X

Editor : Elsevier, Amsterdam - PAYS-BAS (1987)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 20, no 3-4 [pp. 313-319]

Bibliographic references : 21 ref.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 21151

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