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Professional Paper 1386–A

Cryosphere Note 6 - Figure 4

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Figure 6-4.–Ground photograph of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and parallel access road constructed on ice-rich permafrost. The pipeline is constructed on elevated thermopiles to dissipate heat and prevent thawing of permafrost.

Figure 6–4. Ground photograph of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and parallel access road constructed on ice-rich permafrost. The pipeline is constructed on elevated thermopiles to dissipate heat and prevent thawing of permafrost.



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