Lousy 8-91GSC13

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Created: 2013-12-09 17:40:14
Modified: 2014-02-13 09:54:53

Active: No
Country:Canada
Site:Mackenzie Delta
GTN-P:CA 06
TC-Code:91GSC13
Responsible Countries: Canada,
Timezone:UTC/GMT -07:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Shrub Tundra
Responsible Person:Mark Nixon

Adjacent CALM site C5, Part of a 7 kilometer permafrost geophysics test range

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 Tuktoyaktuk, 69°26'N. 133° 2'W    60km

AIR TEMPERATURE AND SNOW COVER THICKNESS/DENSITY MEASUREMENTS AT THE BOREHOLE SITE (indicate frequency of observations):

Air temperature: Yes [x] No [ ]  Snow thickness: Yes[x] No[ ] Density: Yes [ ] No[x]

6hrs air logger                         annual snow

Depth:30 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Deepest Sensor:30 m
Drilling Method:shot hole, air rotary
Date Drilled:01. Jan 1991
Type:Helicopter or snowmobile. Winter Road
Distance From Road:2000 m
Type:Steep bank
Distance From Heat:10 m
Slope:2 °
Aspect:270 °
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Vegetation:Shrub Tundra
Landform:Ice cored ice contact ridge, may be late glacial (>10Ka) or much older (early Wisconsinan)
Lithology:4 m of silty sand over 21 m massive ice, over 3m icy sand over sand
Morphology:Top of hill or ridge. Local relief: 20m
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Bibliographic References
Dallimore,S.R and Davis, J.L.,1992: Ground penetrating radar investigations ofmassive ground ice; in Ground penetration radar, ed. J. Pilon; Geological Survey ofCanada, Paper 90-4, p. 41-48.
Rampton, V.N. and Walcott, R.I.,1974: Gravity profiles across ice-coredtopography; Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v.11, p. 110-121.
Dallimore, S.R. and Wolfe, D.A.,1988: Massive ground ice associated withglaciofluvial sediments, RichardsIsland, N.W.T., Canada; in Proceedings of theFifth International Conference on Permafrost, Trondheim, Norway.

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Longitude:-134.285 °
Latitude:69.218333 °
Elevation:30 m
EPSG:4326
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