The frost line is the maximum depth at which soil is frozen, or the lower limit of permafrost. The depth of the frost depends on the local climate, the heat transfer properties of the soil, and the adjacent materials and... More »

The National Weather Service measures frost depth in Wisconsin from the beginning of November until the end of the spring thaw. Since the National Weather Service started measuring frost depth, the deepest measure was 24... More »

A frost line depth chart is a map or graphical representation that indicates the depth at which water in the ground freezes, or the depth to which ice or frost penetrates the soil in a location. Governments and engineers... More »

The frost line in Indiana is the depth that groundwater in the soil freezes during the winter. The frost line depth in Indiana ranges from 30 to 60 inches, with 30 inches being the frost line depth in the southern part o... More »

To keep a water line from freezing, it needs to be buried below the frost line.The frost line is the depth below the surface of the ground at which the water in soil is expected to freeze. More »

Soil types common to the tundra include permafrost and polygon soils. Permafrost refers to soil that is permanently frozen 1 to 2 meters below the surface. Polygon soils are cracked, patterned soils created from surface ... More »

The purpose of a frost-depth chart or map is to show the depth at which water in the soil freezes or frost penetrates the ground, information that affects the cost and construction of buildings, roads and bridges. Some j... More »