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Fox Permafrost Tunnel Extension Drilling to 4m

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Drilling has reached the 4 meter mark for the extension of the Fox Permafrost Tunnel, being drilled by scientists from CRREL.  This extension will continue back 100 meters or so, with several side connections to the original tunnel, parallel with this one and enters from the left of this one.

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A: Fox Permafrost Tunnel Extension Drilling to 15m from Bulkhead

by Matt Nolan, less than 10 meters away

Drilling of the tunnel extension has proceeded to 15 meters.  Drilling was done in winter to keep the...

Fox Permafrost Tunnel Extension Drilling to 15m from Bulkhead

B: Fox Permafrost Tunnel Extension Before Drilling

by Matt Nolan, 10 meters away

These small survey stakes mark the entrance to an extension of the Fox Permafrost Tunnel before drill...

Fox Permafrost Tunnel Extension Before Drilling

C: Fox Permafrost Tunnel Extension Drilling to 15m

by Matt Nolan, 10 meters away

Drilling has progressed to 15 meters in the new extension to the Fox Permafrost Tunnel.  The bottom o...

Fox Permafrost Tunnel Extension Drilling to 15m

D: Gully near new entrance for tunnel extension

by Matt Nolan, 10 meters away

There are currently plans to expand the existing tunnel and extend it through the hillside in this di...

Gully near new entrance for tunnel extension

E: Fox Permafrost Tunnel Extension 25m

by Matt Nolan, 10 meters away

Drilling for the season was completed at about this depth into the new extension of the Fox Permafros...

Fox Permafrost Tunnel Extension 25m

F: Permafrost Tunnel Gate

by Matt Nolan, 30 meters away

Through this gate is the entrance to the Permafrost Tunnel.  The gate is locked as this is a federal ...

Permafrost Tunnel Gate

G: Low Ceiling CRREL Permafrost Tunnel (27 March 09 12:02)

by Matt Nolan, 80 meters away

The permafrost tunnel has two branches -- this is the deeper one with lower ceiling.  Here you can se...

Low Ceiling CRREL Permafrost Tunnel (27 March 09 12:02)

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

by Matt Nolan, 90 meters away

The Permafrost Tunnel in Fairbanks allows visitors to see ice wedges, vegetation, and mammoth bones o...

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

I: CRREL Permafrost Tunnel parking lot

by Matt Nolan, 90 meters away

CRREL Permafrost Tunnel, outside in the parking lot. Visit http://permafrosttunnel.crrel.usace.army.m...

CRREL Permafrost Tunnel parking lot

J: CRREL Permafrost Tunnel 45 meters into winze

by Matt Nolan, 100 meters away

CRREL Permafrost Tunnel, 45 meters into the winze. Visit http://permafrosttunnel.crrel.usace.army.mil...

CRREL Permafrost Tunnel 45 meters into winze

This panorama was taken in Alaska

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Alaska is the largest state in the United States by area. It is situated in the northwest extremity of the North American continent, with Canada to the east, the Arctic Ocean to the north, and the Pacific Ocean to the west and south, with Russia further west across the Bering Strait. Approximately half of Alaska's 710,231 residents (as per the 2010 United States Census) live within the Anchorage metropolitan area. Alaska is the least densely populated state of the U.S.

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