Vorkuta VK-1615

General Information

Created: 2013-12-10 09:19:52
Modified: 2014-02-25 14:05:18

Active: Yes
GTN-P:RU 115 10_0019
Responsible Countries: Russia, United States,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +04:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Tundra
Responsible Person:Ivan Valentinovich Derevyanko

Borehole name BK-1615 or VK-1615?


MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval -0.6 to -0.8°C

Depth of zero annual amplitude (or depth of measurement reported above)  (m) 15 m zero amp.


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 [x] No[]

Depth:200.8 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Diameter:12.7 cm
Drilling Method:Column Drilling.
Date Drilled:01. Apr 1967
Type:helicopter, caterpillar drive, distance 30km from Vorkuta
Distance From Road:30000 m
Distance From Heat:5200 m
Slope:3 °
Aspect:227.2 °
Permafrost Thickness:70 m
Permafrost Zone:Discontinuous
Landform:High marine-iced plain, Q II (2-4)
Lithology:0.0-7.9m silt, 7.9-34.6m gravel sediments, 34.6-94.3m silt, 94.3-200.8m sandstone
Morphology:Top of hill or ridge, near a slope
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Longitude:63.35 °
Latitude:67.46666667 °
Elevation:204.68301392 m
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