Cone shaped mounds located in Namibia.
These mounds are generally topped with a single, slightly leaning spire.
- Macrotermes michaelseni
- Macrotermes sp.
- Odontotermes sp.
- 19° 48' 53" S, 14° 22' 21" E
- Köppen Class
On average, 270mm of rain fall here each year, with 193mm (or 71.48%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.
Local SoilThe local soil includes lithic leptosols and eutric regosols.
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Photo Source: Photo Credit: Jan van Oosthuizan http://www.panoramio.com/photo/73412668