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Houses collapsing due to coastal erosion

Houses collapsing due to coastal erosion

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Uploaded 14 Dec 2009 by Lawrence Hislop
Year: 2010 Taken by: Lawrence Hislop
The situation in Shishmaref is not helped by the fact that in addition to the encroaching ocean swells, the melting of Permafrost (the frozen layer of earth and rock that exists in perennial cold climates) destabilizes the shoreline and makes the earth still more vulnerable to erosion.
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