Submarine Pingos in the Beaufort Sea

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Science  19 Nov 1971:
Vol. 174, Issue 4011, pp. 816-818
DOI: 10.1126/science.174.4011.816


Numerous underwater mounds found on the continental shelf of the Beaufort Sea are thought to be pingos (hills that have a central core of ice) which have formed in the marine environment subsequent to oceanic transgression.