Magadan 4

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Created: 2014-02-25 13:33:00
Modified: 2014-02-25 13:33:00

Active: No
GTN-P:RU 166
Responsible Countries: Russia,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +12:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Coniferous Forest
Responsible Person:Georgy Z. Perlshtein

PERMAFROST TEMPERATURE (and range in temperature over observation period if available) AND DEPTH AT ZERO AMPLITUDE (°C, m)  -0.8 C,  12 m


NAME AND LOCATION OF CLOSEST CLIMATE STATION (latitude, longitude, and distance from borehole, km); PROVIDE SEPARATELY MEAN MONTHLY AIR TEMPERATURES AND SNOW DEPTH AS AVAILABLE “Nagaeva”,  59°33’N  150°47’ W,  55km, 1932-1999 (air temperatures, snow depth)

Depth:201 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Diameter:14.6 cm
Drilling Method:Column drilling
Date Drilled:01. Jan 1989
Type:caterpillar, car, 20 km from Magadan city
Permafrost Thickness:60 m
Permafrost Zone:Discontinuous
Vegetation:Rare larch forest with elfin wood bushes
Landform:Low mountains edQ4 . Accumulation-denudation kind of relief.
Lithology:0.0-3 m sandy silt with detritus inclusions, Q; 3-201 m granodiorites, granites K1
Morphology:Top of hill or ridge; saddle of Olsky pass, detritus surface
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Longitude:150 °
Latitude:59.61666667 °
Elevation:-20.4997406 m
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