Ukrainian translation: Багаторічна мерзлота

English term or phrase:permafrost
Ukrainian translation:Багаторічна мерзлота

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12:57 Nov 13, 2009
English to Ukrainian translations [PRO]
Science - Geology
Additional field(s): Environment & Ecology, Meteorology
English term or phrase: permafrost
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A layer of soil at varying depths below the surface in which the temperature has remained below freezing continuously from a few to several thousands of years.

Example sentence(s):
  • ecent warming has degraded large sections of permafrost, with pockets of soil collapsing as the ice within it melts. The results include buckled highways, destabilized houses, and "drunken forests" of trees that lean at wild angles. National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • The different climatic conditions determinate the cryogenic asymmetry of the Antarctic Peninsula with respect the continuous permafrost on north-east side and the discontinuous permafrost on the west sector.
  • Understanding permafrost is not only important to civil engineering and architecture, it is also a crucial part of studying global change and protecting the environment in cold regions. The National Snow and Ice Data Center
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Багаторічна мерзлота
Товща порід/ґрунтів, яка перебуває довгий час (іноді століттями) в мерзлому стані
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5 +2Багаторічна мерзлота
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Багаторічна мерзлота

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Товща порід/ґрунтів, яка перебуває довгий час (іноді століттями) в мерзлому стані

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  • в Сибіру великі відстані, низька заселеність, суворий клімат і багаторічна мерзлота створюють значні труднощі для економічно ефективного видобутку і транспортування сировини на місця переробки та споживання. - Українська гірнича ен  
Vadim Khazin
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Yes  AndriyRubashnyy
17 days
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Yes  Oleg Prots
35 days
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