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Created: 2013-12-11 08:57:58
Modified: 2015-11-21 19:11:39

Active: Yes
Site Description:IEG RAS (Dmitry Sergeev)
GTN-P:RU 48 04_0006
Responsible Countries: Russia,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +10:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Forest Tundra
Responsible Person:Dmitry Sergueev

Kurum Pit #5307 and Borehole #37

Depth:19 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Diameter:5.5 cm
Deepest Sensor:19 m
Drilling Method:Manual road-heading in block slope deposit (pit) an boring with air cleaning (borehole).
Date Drilled:01. Sep 1986
Type:Off-road vehicle
Distance From Road:20 m
Slope:11 °
Aspect:225 °
Permafrost Thickness:100 m
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Vegetation:Upper part of mountain taiga – larch tundra-forest with “cedar elfin wood” shrubs between bare kurums.
Hydrology:No surface water. Soil water chanels in slop debris deposits.
Landform:Low part of the slope; the upper part of Klyukvenniy River – the glacial valley that was formed in middle time of Pleistocene.
Lithology:From the top: 0.0-2.2 m – Active layer in Kurum (debris slope) with large blocks (0.2-1.0 m) and open porosity; 2.2-8.0 m – moraine deposits with mineral ice; 8.0-20.0 m – quartzite sandstone of Early Proterozoic Age.
Morphology:Smooth kurum slop
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Longitude:118.3604 °
Latitude:56.67757 °
Elevation:1152.50415039 m
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