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Created: 2014-02-18 11:00:21
Modified: 2014-02-18 11:09:14

Active: No
Responsible Countries: Russia,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +04:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Tundra
Responsible Person:Ivan Valentinovich Derevyanko

Same as RU 78? Only deviating factor is borehole depth (RU 77: 250 m, RU 78: 276 m)?


MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval -4.4°C

Depth of zero annual amplitude (or depth of measurement reported above)  (m) 25 m zero amp.


AIR TEMPERATURE AND SNOW COVER THICKNESS/DENSITY MEASUREMENTS AT THE BOREHOLE SITE (indicate frequency of observations): Air temperature: Yes [ ] No [x]    Snow thickness: Yes[x] No[ ]   Density: Yes [ ] No[x]


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 Ust-Kara (69°15'N 64°58'E), air temp, snow depth (1933-1999)


Depth:250 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Drilling Method:Column drilling
Date Drilled:01. Jan 1975
Type:helicopter (185 km from Vorkuta), caterpillar drive, distance 235km from Vorkuta
Distance From Road:185000 m
Distance From Heat:1000 m
Slope:1 °
Aspect:343 °
Permafrost Thickness:700 m
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Landform:Pai-Hoi axle part
Lithology:0.0-1.4m silt, 1.4-9.2m stones, 9.2-107.3 diabase, 107.3-145.9m gabbro
Morphology:Top of hill or ridge
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Longitude:63.08333333 °
Latitude:69.08333333 °
Elevation:228 m
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