Mound 70

Cathedral shaped mounds located in India.

Species

  • Odontotermes spp.

Shape Classes

  • Cathedral

Location

GPS
13° 4' 16" N, 77° 34' 44" E
Elevation
920m
Conditions
Grassland
Köppen Class
Aw

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:33.9C°

Mean Temperature:23.6C°

Coldest Month:14.4C°

0C°

On average, 784mm of rain fall here each year, with 431mm (or 54.97%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soil is primarily Eutric Nitrisol.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
1382339
FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.

Sources

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.

Photo Source: Photo Credit: Andrea Surovek