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Created: 2014-02-19 15:23:46
Modified: 2014-02-19 15:31:49

Active: No
GTN-P:RU 100
Responsible Countries: Russia,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +04:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Forest Tundra
Responsible Person:Ivan Valentinovich Derevyanko

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

Depth of zero annual amplitude (or depth of measurement reported above)  (m) 8 m zero amp. 


AIR TEMPERATURE AND SNOW COVER THICKNESS/DENSITY MEASUREMENTS AT THE BOREHOLE SITE (indicate frequency of observations): Air temperature: Yes [x] No [ ]    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 Petun (66°26'N 60°46'E), data for 1904, 1906, 1914-1918, 1925-1999 monthly temp. 1936-1999 snow depth 


Depth:12.7 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Drilling Method:Column drilling
Date Drilled:01. Jan 1972
Type:from Vorkuta to Abezi: railroad (175km), helicopter (from vorkuta 160km)
Distance From Heat:100 m
Other Disturbance:lake
Distance From Heat:250 m
Slope:1 °
Aspect:18.2 °
Permafrost Thickness:8.5 m
Permafrost Zone:Sporadic
Vegetation:stated as "Tundra". Stated as "Forest tundra" by Google Earth photos (Kerstin Gillen). Borehole according to coordinates on edge of forest/tundra (shrub tundra?) zone.
Landform:Low lake plain QIII
Lithology:0.0-2.4m peat, 2.4-12.7m silt
Morphology:Valley, near slope
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Longitude:61.9 °
Latitude:66.3 °
Elevation:66.52677155 m
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