Nalaikh M2e depression (South-Western slope)

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Created: 2014-02-13 12:45:52
Modified: 2014-02-17 08:49:29

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

MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval –0.2°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. Buyantukhaa station, near Ulaanbaatar airport is located at N47° 51` E 106°46` at 1267 m a.s.l. and at a distance of 40 km from the boreholes to north-west

Depth:10 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Diameter:13 cm
Deepest Sensor:10 m
Drilling Method:Dry drilling
Date Drilled:01. Jan 1999
Type:road (bus or train), 40 km from Ulaanbaatar
Slope:6 °
Aspect:225 °
Permafrost Thickness:13 m
Permafrost Zone:Isolated Patches
Vegetation:Dry steppe herds
Lithology:0-4 m –gravely clay 4-10 m – Lower Cretaceous mudstones. Ice content is 8-10%
Morphology:On South-West facing gently slope of small hill in the depression
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Longitude:107.2875 °
Latitude:47.77083333 °
Elevation:1434.43432617 m
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