Алас

Алас — это термокарстовая впадина, геологическая форма рельефа. Он создается путем оттаивания толстого слоя многолетней мерзлоты. Обычно алас относительно мелкий (5-20 м) и обширный (0,5-100 км2).

Эти формы в основном встречаются в Якутии.

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