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Created: 2014-06-02 14:48:39
Modified: 2015-04-28 12:48:55

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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 06
TC-Code:B3
Responsible Countries: Austria,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +01:00 hours
Vegetation Type:No Vegetation
Responsible Person:Ingo Hartmeyer
Depth:25 m
Drilling Angle:45 °
Diameter:9 cm
Deepest Sensor:25 m
Drilling Method:Air Flush Rotary Drilling
Date Drilled:21. Sep 2010
Type:Borehole is located approx. 300m from cable car summit station
Distance From Road:5000 m
Type:No Disturbance
Other Disturbance:No Disturbance
Slope:45 °
Aspect:270 °
Permafrost Thickness:>30 m
Permafrost Zone:Mountain
Vegetation:No Vegetation (bare rock)
Landform:Rock Slope
Lithology:Calcareous Mica-Schist
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Longitude:12.6834573 °
Latitude:47.188517 °
Elevation:2968.57202148 m
EPSG:4326
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