2Alpes-Bellecombes-SD1

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Created: 2015-03-11 13:50:20
Modified: 2016-06-02 16:21:47

Active: Yes
Country:France
Site:2Alpes-Bellecombes
Site Description:pebbly rock glacier with chairlift station
GTN-P:FR 02
TC-Code:SD1
Responsible Countries: France,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +01:00 hours
Vegetation Type:No Vegetation
Responsible Person:Philippe Schoeneich

borehole on rockglacier down to bedrock

temperature monitoring

Depth:15 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Diameter:12 cm
Deepest Sensor:13.7 m
Drilling Method:Dry percussion drilling, with compressed air
Date Drilled:22. Sep 2009
Type:secure and easy access for vehicles through earth track (ski track) in summer, with snow vehicle or by ski in winter
Distance From Road:0 m
Type:earth/ski track, compaction of snow cover
Aspect:340 °
Permafrost Thickness:> 15 m
Permafrost Zone:Mountain
Vegetation:No vegetation. Sparse isolated alpine plants.
Hydrology:No surface water. Thick winter snow cover, partly compacted by ski track preparation. No glacier cover during Holocene.
Landform:Flattened area on edge of earth/ski track. Original landform: convex slope.
Lithology:Limestone debris. 0-2 m: small and coarse debris, active layer; 2-4.8 m: rock-ice mixture; 4.8-9.6 m: almost pure ice, or very ice-rich; 9.6-15 m: limestone/gneiss bedrock
Morphology:Moderatly active pebbly rock glacier, with small to medium sized blocks.
Description:On the side of an earth track used as ski track during winter.
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Longitude:6.162 °
Latitude:44.995 °
Elevation:2704 m
EPSG:4326
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