Kitzsteinhorn 1

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Created: 2014-06-02 12:20:05
Modified: 2015-12-01 16:17:25

Active: Yes
Country:Austria
Site:Kitzsteinhorn
Site Description:The Kitzsteinhorn is a 3.203 m high mountain peak in Central Austria. The research project MOREXPERT (“Monitoring Expert System for Hazardous Rock Walls”) has established a new long-term monitoring site focusing on permafrost and rockfall interaction in the summit region of the Kitzsteinhorn. A total number of five boreholes have been drilled into permafrost-affected bedrock (calcareous mica-schist).
GTN-P:AT 04
Responsible Countries: Austria,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +01:00 hours
Vegetation Type:No Vegetation
Responsible Person:Ingo Hartmeyer

The borehole is located at an altitude of 3.030m in the immediate vicinity of a cable car top station.

Depth:22 m
Drilling Angle:45 °
Diameter:9 cm
Deepest Sensor:21.5 m
Drilling Method:Air Flush Rotary Drilling
Date Drilled:25. Oct 2010
Type:Borehole is located <10m from cable car summit station
Distance From Road:5000 m
Type:Anthropogenic
Distance From Heat:10 m
Other Disturbance:No other Disturbance
Distance From Heat:10 m
Slope:51 °
Aspect:0 °
Permafrost Thickness:>20 m
Permafrost Zone:Mountain
Vegetation:No Vegetation (bare rock)
Hydrology:not relevant (rock slope)
Landform:Rock Slope
Lithology:Calcareous Mica-Schist
Morphology:Steep, north-facing rock slope
Description:The borehole is located at an altitude of 3.030m in the immediate vicinity of a cable car top station.
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Longitude:12.68529504 °
Latitude:47.18934268 °
Elevation:3003.91577148 m
EPSG:4326
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