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Permafrost Map of Alaska, USA
Entry ID: GGD320

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Abstract: This data set consists of a geo-referenced digital map and attribute data derived from the publication 'Permafrost map of Alaska'. The map is presented at a scale of 1 to 2,500,000 and shows the correlation of physiographic province to presence of permafrost across the state of Alaska. The digital data were prepared under the U.S. Geological Survey Global Change Program, Land Data Systems - Arctic ... View entire text
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  N: 71.4   S: 51.0   E: 172.0   W: -130.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Ferrians, O
Dataset Title: Permafrost Map of Alaska, USA
Dataset Series Name: GGD320
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
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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 Media: FTP
Distribution Format: ArcGIS
Phone: 907-786-7020
Fax: 907-786-7036
Email: binnian at
Contact Address:
US Geological Survey
EROS Alaska Field Office
4230 University Drive
City: Anchorage
Province or State: Alaska
Postal Code: 99508-4664
Country: USA
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Ferrians, O.J. 1965. Permafrost map of Alaska. U.S. Geological Survey. Miscellaneous Geologic Investigations Map I- 445. Scale 1:2,500,000.
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DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18