amictic lake


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amictic lake

[ə′mik·tik ′lāk]
(hydrology)
A lake that is perennially frozen.
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These diagrams show the existence of the three basic annual heat cycles, the basis for classification into dimictic, monomictic, and amictic lakes. Dimictic lakes, such as Lake Nuguren in Norway, typically show two periods of vertical mixing, when the temperature is equalised at all depths.