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Engineering-Geocryological Investigations in the Yana River Area, Russia
Entry ID: GGD300

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Abstract: This data set includes active layer depth and groundwater data from boreholes in the Yana River Area, Russia. Boreholes ranged in depth from 5 to 200 m. The project also measured permafrost extent and described active periglacial processes. Data were collected during 1945, 1952, 1961, 1971-72, 1983, 1985, and 1989.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.0   S: 59.35   E: 150.0   W: 148.37

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: T.V. Merkulova and V.M. Mikhailov
Dataset Title: Engineering-Geocryological Investigations in the Yana River Area, Russia
Dataset Series Name: GGD300
Dataset Release Date: 2004-10-11
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1945-01-01
Stop Date: 1989-12-31
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Format: Paper
Phone: 7 095 413 552 61
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Contact Address:
Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch
North-Eastern Research Station, Permafrost Institute
12 Gagarina St.
City: Magadan
Country: Russia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-10-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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