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Professional Paper 1386–A

Cryosphere Note 8 - Figure 3

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Figure 8-3.–Glacier sites worldwide from which glaciologists have obtained ice cores containing paleoclimate histories and compared them with current climate records to better understand climate change. Map compiled by the Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. -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 8–3. Glacier sites worldwide from which glaciologists have obtained ice cores containing paleoclimate histories and compared them with current climate records to better understand climate change. Map compiled by the Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.



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