Baidzherakhi

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Baidzherakhi

 

(Yakut), rounded knolls that result from the release by melting of disintegrated rock formations from fossil ice in areas of widespread permafrost rock. Their height is 0.5–15 m. Baidzherakhi are unstable and quickly destroyed.

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