Sunday, June 14, 2009

"Arctic Alaska Tundra Permafrost melting into the Sea" "Global Warming" although rather controversial, there is and has been permafrost dissipation that does expose frozen land mass to reveal a 'time machine' of sorts by the fossils it contains and releases into a river, or in this case, the Beaufort Sea. The 'slick' looking surface of the displaced mass is frozen land and will eventually thaw away into the beach. Often times a mammoth's tusk will be broken in half as the permafrost land mass calves off the parent tundra. Many occasions I have discovered tusks still frozen in permafrost with a section snapped off...

No comments:

Post a Comment