What is the maximum depth of permafrost?

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In areas of harsh winters the depth of the per­mafrost can be as much as 1,493 m (4,898 ft) in the northern Lena and Yana River basins. The over­ly­ing active layer that sea­son­al­ly thaws is just 0.6–4 m (2.0–13 ft) thick.

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flagFinland
0%
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flagItaly
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3%
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85%
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flagNorway
5%
5%
11%
70%
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flagGermany
5%
7%
20%
67%
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flagRussia
9%
9%
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63%
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flagSpain
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flagTurkey
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20%
60%
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flagRepublic of Ireland
11%
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flagthe Netherlands
4%
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31%
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flagIndia
7%
15%
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51%
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flagPoland
8%
16%
24%
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flagthe Philippines
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flagthe United Kingdom
9%
18%
24%
46%
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flagFrance
5%
25%
25%
45%
20
flagDenmark
7%
35%
14%
42%
14
flagAustralia
23%
23%
9%
38%
21
flagthe United States
10%
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36%
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flagUkraine
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30%
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flagCanada
24%
13%
34%
27%
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men53%
women51%
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