2Alpes-Bellecombes-SD2

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Created: 2015-03-11 13:52:43
Modified: 2016-06-02 16:22:14

Active: No
Country:France
Site:2Alpes-Bellecombes
Site Description:pebbly rock glacier with chairlift station
GTN-P:FR 03
TC-Code:SD2
Responsible Countries: France,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +01:00 hours
Vegetation Type:No Vegetation
Responsible Person:Philippe Schoeneich

borehole on rock glacier, 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:24. 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:Flat manmade area, on edge of a ski track and access road to chairlift station. Original topography: smooth slope.
Lithology:Limestone debris. 0-2.2 m: small and coarse debris, active layer; 2.2-9.5 m: rock-ice mixture; 9.5-15 m: limestone/gneiss bedrock
Morphology:Smooth, moderately active rockglacier, 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:2642.66845703 m
EPSG:4326
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