Mound 74

Meridian shaped mound located in Australia.

Species

  • Amitermes laurensis

Shape Classes

  • Meridian

Location

GPS
14° 46' 48" S, 143° 30' E
Elevation
30m
Conditions
Grassland
Köppen Class
Aw

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:35C°

Mean Temperature:25.8C°

Coldest Month:14.8C°

0C°

On average, 1159mm of rain fall here each year, with 814mm (or 70.23%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soil are primarily Podzols.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
163829
FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.

Sources

A.V., S., T., O.-O., and R.D., J. (1983). "Orientation of the Termitaria of Two Species of Amitermes (Isoptera: Termitinae) from Northern Queensland." Aust. J. Zool., 31, 167-177.

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: Steve http://everywhereonwheels.blogspot.com/2013/09/hann-river-roadhouse-to-musgrave_2029.html