Junction in CRREL Permafrost Tunnel in Fairbanks (27 March 09 12:12)

The Permafrost Tunnel in Fairbanks allows visitors to see ice wedges, vegetation, and mammoth bones over 10,000 years old, in their original locations.  Here the tunnel splits into two branches.

Copyright: Matt Nolan
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11692x5846
Taken: 28/03/2009
Uploaded: 28/03/2009
Updated: 01/03/2015


Tags: fairbanks; crrel; permafrost tunnel; permafrost
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