Narkevare - Torneträsk

General Information

Created: 2014-03-07 13:01:21
Modified: 2014-03-07 13:06:10

Active: No
Responsible Countries: Sweden,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +01:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Shrub Tundra
Responsible Person:Sven Knutsson

Coordinates approximate.

Borehole depth 10-12 m.


Permafrost thickness:

More than 10 m Below this we have rock and the drilling stopped at this level.


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

In the 1980s this was -1,9 C

Depth of zero annual amplitude (or depth of measurement reported above)  (m): 

6 m

Year or 12 month interval for mean reported above:

1980- 1985


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:    


Depth:10 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Drilling Method:Hammer and core drilling
Date Drilled:01. Jan 1979
Type:Road. Highway E 10 between Kiruna and Narvik.
Distance From Road:100 m
Type:Anthropogenic: constructed highway with asphalt paving
Slope:6 °
Aspect:23.2 °
Permafrost Thickness:>10 m
Permafrost Zone:Discontinuous
Lithology:0-2,8 m Peat; 2,8- 9,0 m Sandy silt or silty sand. High to medium ice content; 9-10,5 m morain; 10,5 bedrock
Morphology:Flat terrain
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Longitude:19.66666667 °
Latitude:68.28333333 °
Elevation:355.90783691 m
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