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Ground Water Atlas of the United States: Alaska
Entry ID: GGD617

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Abstract: The Ground Water Atlas of the United States includes summary information on permafrost in Alaska, and the relation of permafrost and ground water. The Atlas includes figures showing permafrost zones in Alaska, the approximate depth of the permafrost, small thaw lakes that form in continuous permafrost areas, pingos that form in permafrost areas, and a generalized diagrammatic section showing aquifers and permafrost. The ground water atlas information for Alaska can be found at
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: James Miller and R.L Whitehead
Dataset Title: Ground Water Atlas of the United States: Alaska
Dataset Series Name: GGD617
Dataset Release Date: 2003-06-05
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-01-01
Stop Date: 1999-12-31
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Ground Water
411 National Center
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
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Barnwell, W.W., and Boning, C W., 1968, Water resources and surficial geology of the Mendenhall Valley, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Hydrologic Investigations Atlas HA-259, scale 1:63,360, 6 sheets. Barnwell, W.W., George, R.S., Dearborn, L.L., Weeks, J.B., and Zenone, Chester, 1972, Water for Anchorage -An atlas of the water resources of the Anchorage area, Alaska: Anchorage, Alaska, City of ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-06-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18