pingo


pin·go

noun \ˈpiŋ-(ˌ)gō\
plural pingos

Definition of PINGO

:  a low hill or mound forced up by hydrostatic pressure in an area underlain by permafrost

Origin of PINGO

Inuit pinguq
First Known Use: 1938

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