Arctic coastal plain

Арктическая низменность
Находится на севере штата Аляска, к северу от хребта Брукс [Brooks Range], окаймляет побережье Северного Ледовитого океана. Ширина до 150 км. Заболочена. Мохово-лишайниковая тундра. Крупные месторождения нефти и газа. Под поверхностью - вечная мерзлота
тж North Slope

English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2013.

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