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Unformatted text preview: They take the trip in a truck which they spend hours driving in but when they finally get there they think it is worth it. They follow the pipeline and see how the permafrost is melting. There are some communities which are built entirely on permafrost. Their whole towns are being ruined and they are being driven out of their homes. Some of the permafrost that has been melted can be repaired by using gravel. There are spots in towns where huge holes have developed due to melted permafrost and some are 5 feet wide and five feet deep. They are able to fill these, the communities built on permafrost arent so lucky....
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This note was uploaded on 06/29/2008 for the course ENGL 101 taught by Professor Forget during the Fall '07 term at IUP.
- Fall '07