Cone shaped mounds located in Nigeria.
- Macrotermes bellicosus
- 10° 25' 12" N, 9° 28' E
- Köppen Class
On average, 1050mm of rain fall here each year, with 727mm (or 69.24%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.
Local SoilThe local soil is composed of lixisols.
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Udoeyo, F. F., and Cassidy, A. O. (2000). "MOUND SOIL AS CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL." Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 12(3), 205.
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Photo Source: Udoeyo, F. F., and Cassidy, A. O. (2000). "MOUND SOIL AS CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL." Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 12(3), 205.