Drunken poles

Tilted pylons and telegraph poles in a melt water lake outside Iengra. This phenomena is known as 'drunken forest'. The permafrost prevents trees from developing deep root systems so when the ground melts they fall in different angles.

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Tilted pylons and telegraph poles in a melt water lake outside Iengra. This phenomena is known as 'drunken forest'. The permafrost prevents trees from developing deep root systems so when the ground melts they fall in different angles.
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