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OUTDOORS Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairba The words permafrost and equator don't seem to go together, but ground that has remained frozen for at least two summers survives in high, cold refuges scattered near the globe's midsection. A team of Alaskans is headed to Africa to try and find it.

Drilling for permafrost on Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa, pictured in the mid-1980s.
Photo By Kenji Yoshikawa
Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa, pictured in the mid-1980s.
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