an Eskimo term for a perennial frost mound consisting of a core of massive ice with soil and vegetation cover. The size of a pingo can range from a few meters to tens of meters, in both diameter and height. Pingos can be found in continuous and discontinuous permafrost zones.
A low hill or mound forced up by hydrostatic pressure in an area underlain by permafrost and consisting of an outer layer of soil covering a core of solid ice. Pingos range from 2 to 50 meters in height.
A large conical mound that contains an ice core. This feature can be up to 60 to 70 meters in height. Form in regions of permafrost. Common in the Mackenzie Delta region of Canada. Also see the related palsa.
Pingo provides Platform INdependent Graphics Objects for python. Based around a hierarchy of Containers which inherit their parents' style attributes and coordindate spaces, it provides an object-based representation for vector graphics