M12D Turag borehole No9

General Information

Created: 2014-01-15 20:38:03
Modified: 2014-02-14 14:29:15

Active: No
TC-Code:M12d No9
Responsible Countries: Mongolia,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +08:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Grassland
Responsible Person:Natsagdorj Sharkhuu

Borehole code M12d No9? 

MAGT (C) -0,4
MAGT_DEPTH,(m) 10,0

 Active layer thickness is 4.75 m. Thickness of permafrost is about 30 m.

MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval -0.4°C at a depth of 10 m.

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. Hatgal station is located at a distance of 140 km from the borehole.


Depth:10 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Deepest Sensor:10 m
Drilling Method:Dry drilling. The borehole is cased by plastic and steel pipes in diameters of 32 and 40 mm, respectively.
Date Drilled:01. Apr 2003
Type:by local jeep (140 km from Hatgal)
Slope:6 °
Aspect:0 °
Permafrost Thickness:30 m
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Vegetation:Poor grassy dry steppe
Lithology:0-2,4 m gravelly fine (and dusty) sands, 2,4-5,2 m sandy and loamy pebbles and gravels, 5,2-10,5 m gravely fine ice-rich sands
Morphology:On North-facing gentle foot slope in Turag river valley
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Longitude:100.82727778 °
Latitude:51.28594444 °
Elevation:1642 m
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