Mound 60

Cone shaped mound located in Australia.

Height: 2.4m, Diameter: 1.8m

Species

  • Coptotermes brunneus

Shape Classes

  • Cone

Location

GPS
27° 33' S, 114° 32' 60" E
Elevation
230m
Conditions
Woodland
Köppen Class
BSh

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:34.5C°

Mean Temperature:20.2C°

Coldest Month:8.1C°

0C°

On average, 354mm of rain fall here each year, with 202mm (or 57.06%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soil is primarily Luvic Yermosols.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
1651421
FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.

Sources

F.J., G., and J.H., C. (1970). "Termites of the Australian Region." Biology of Termites, K. K., and W. F.M., eds., Academic Press, New York, 393-448.

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.

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

Atlas of Living Australia website at http://www.ala.org.au.

Photo Source: Photo Credit: Marc and Nora Leadstone and Leskinen http://www.break-fresh-ground.com/Australia-and-Pacific/Australia/Travelogue-673/Journal-18.html