Baganuur M1a depression (plain)

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Created: 2014-01-14 11:37:46
Modified: 2016-10-22 11:03:45

Active: No
Responsible Countries: China, Mongolia,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +08:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Grassland
Responsible Person:Natsagdorj Sharkhuu

PERMAFROST THICKNESS: 38-3=35 m in 1976 and about 30 m in 1998.

MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval –0,5oC in 1976 and –0.1°C in 1998 at a depth of 15 m.

Bayandelger weather station is located at a distance of 15 km from the borehole to the Southwest.

Depth:21 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Diameter:13 cm
Drilling Method:dry drilling Years drilled: 1976/1995
Date Drilled:01. Jan 1976
Type:road (bus or train), 130 km from Ulaanbaatar
Type:anthropogenic: mining quarry (open pit coal operations)
Distance From Heat:500 m
Permafrost Thickness:35 m
Permafrost Zone:Isolated Patches
Vegetation:Grassland with dry steppe herds
Lithology:bedrock, sediments, including types and estimate of ice content volume [high, medium, low]) The strata in the borehole consists of Cretaceous fine grained sandstones with relative ice content of 15% which is covered by 2.8 m thick debris and loamy sands.
Morphology:Dry plain surface of high terrace of the Kherlen river valley
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Longitude:108.29444444 °
Latitude:41.69444444 °
Elevation:1350 m
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