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Created: 2014-02-20 10:43:44
Modified: 2014-02-20 11:25:43

Active: No
GTN-P:RU 108
Responsible Countries: Russia,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +04:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Tundra
Responsible Person:Ivan Valentinovich Derevyanko

Supposed to be "1000 m away from river" (see "Disturbance"), however, coordinates are at point ca. 100 m from smaller river and 10000 from bigger river.


MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval -2.0°C

Depth of zero annual amplitude (or depth of measurement reported above)  (m) 15 m zero amp.


AIR TEMPERATURE AND SNOW COVER THICKNESS/DENSITY MEASUREMENTS AT THE BOREHOLE SITE (indicate frequency of observations): Air temperature: Yes [x] No [ ]    Snow thickness: Yes[ ] No[x]   Density: Yes [ ] No[x]


NAME AND LOCATION OF CLOSEST CLIMATE STATION (latitude, longitude, and distance from borehole, km) – provide (if available) mean monthly air temperature and snow depth of reporting interval for mean annual ground temperature Vorkuta (67°29'N 64°01'E), 1946-1999


Depth:510 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Diameter:10.8 cm
Drilling Method:Column drilling
Date Drilled:01. Jan 1986
Type:from Vorkuta helicopter 150km, caterpillar 175km
Distance From Road:150000 m
Distance From Heat:1000 m
Slope:1 °
Aspect:43.4 °
Permafrost Thickness:500 m
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Landform:Big-land tundra, marine plane QII4
Lithology:0.0-130m clay, 130-190m sand with clay and silt, 190-339.6m sandstone, 339.6-510m clay and sandstone
Morphology:valley, near slope
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Longitude:60.56666667 °
Latitude:67.4 °
Elevation:66.52677155 m
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