Frozen debris lobes: slow, yet dangerous

Slow landslides in permafrost slide downhill on mountain slopes in the Brooks Range of Alaska. These massive blobs of frozen rock and debris, known as lobes, are geohazards. Join scientists researching 23 identified frozen debris lobes situated less than one mile uphill from the Dalton Highway. Approaching lobes pose a potential threat to the Dalton Highway, Alaska’s lone road to the North Slope.

Provided by Frontier Scientists

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