View Full Version : Things in Northern Canada discussion

02-07-2006, 06:32 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile2385/Things-in-Northern-Canada.htm>Things in Northern Canada</a></b><br><br>Does anyone know what this things could be? <br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/966311things.jpg>

02-07-2006, 06:34 PM
This is a permafrost area, and well above the treeline.

I believe they are circular depressions caused by surface melt resting on the permafrost during the Arctic summer. I don't know the proper name for them though.