Mound 29

Dome shaped mounds located in Australia.

Species

  • Amitermes vitiosus

Shape Classes

  • Dome

Location

GPS
16° 41' 24" S, 142° 59' 42" E
Elevation
80m
Conditions
N/A
Köppen Class
Aw

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:37.1C°

Mean Temperature:26.7C°

Coldest Month:14.4C°

0C°

On average, 940mm of rain fall here each year, with 676mm (or 71.91%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soil is composed of Xanthic Ferralsols.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
1561133
FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.

Sources

Bowman, D. M. J. S., Brown, G. K., Braby, M. F., Brown, J. R., Cook, L. G., Crisp, M. D., Ford, F., Haberle, S., Hughes, J., Isagi, Y., Joseph, L., McBride, J., Nelson, G., and Ladiges, P. Y. (2010). "Biogeography of the Australian monsoon tropics." Journal of Biogeography, 37(2), 201-216.

FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.

Hijmans, R.J., S.E. Cameron, J.L. Parra, P.G. Jones and A. Jarvis, 2005. Very high resolution interpolated climate surfaces for global land areas. International Journal of Climatology 25: 1965-1978.

Peel MC, Finlayson BL & McMahon TA (2007), Updated world map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 11, 1633-1644.

Photo Source: Photo Credit: materialoutcomes http://mylucinda.com/2014/11/03/to-mount-garnet-for-the-melbourne-cup/