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Pipelines is constructed above ground in Yakutsk. Building on permafrost is difficult due to the heat of the building or pipeline is thawing the permafrost and therefore sinking. This in combination with warmer climate has caused a lot of infrastructure problems in permafrost regions.

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Pipelines is constructed above ground in Yakutsk. Building on permafrost is difficult due to the heat of the building or pipeline is thawing the permafrost and therefore sinking. This in combination with warmer climate has caused a lot of infrastructure problems in permafrost regions.
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