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Terrain, Traffic and Tundra


The heavy vehicles of the oilmen roam widely over Northern Canada, leaving trails gouged out of the virgin tundra. The damage they inflict on the vegetation may mark them as a basic problem in the conservation of the Arctic.

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BELLAMY, D., RADFORTH, J. & RADFORTH, N. Terrain, Traffic and Tundra. Nature 231, 429–432 (1971).

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