Nalaikh M2c depression (south-eastern slope)

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Created: 2014-02-13 13:58:49
Modified: 2014-02-14 15:56:13

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 –0.6°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' E106°46' at 1267 m a.s.l. and at a distance of 40 km from the boreholes (North-West).

Depth:30 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Diameter:13 cm
Deepest Sensor:30 m
Drilling Method:Dry drilling
Date Drilled:08. May 2000
Type:by foot, 5 km from M2E
Slope:6 °
Aspect:45 °
Permafrost Thickness:24 m
Permafrost Zone:Isolated Patches
Vegetation:Dry steppe herds
Lithology:0-5.5 m –gravely clay, 5.5-28 m – Lower Cretaceous mudstone, 28-30 m – Loamy gravel. Ice content is about 8-12%
Morphology:On South-East facing gentle slope of a small hill in a depression
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Longitude:107.29166667 °
Latitude:47.77277778 °
Elevation:66.52677155 m
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