A frost mound, consisting of an ice core covered with soil and vegetation. They are found in permafrost regions. They are formed when water is naturally injected under pressure, forcing up the land surface. The water then freezes, forming the ice core, though water may continue to be injected into the pingoA frost mound, consisting of an ice core covered with soil and vegetation. They are found in permafrost regions. They are formed when water is naturally injected under pressure, forcing up the... More.

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