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McGill University

Twelvemile Lake

Caption: New permafrost is forming around Twelvemile Lake in Alaska, but researchers have concluded that this permafrost will have disappeared by the end of the century due to continued climate change.

Credit: Martin Briggs, US Geological Survey

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