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Air Temperatures at High Altitude, Kanchanjunga Himal, Eastern Nepal, Version 1

This data set provides air temperature (1.5 m above ground surface) data from the Kanchanjunga Himal, eastern Nepal. Air temperature was monitored from November 1998 to November 1999 at three locations (Tengkoma, Lhonak, and Ghunsa) at altitudes of 3410, 4750 and 6012 m ASL. Although temperature was measured at one-hour intervals, only daily mean values are provided.

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  • Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature > AIR TEMPERATURE
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Spatial Coverage:
N: 27.8, 
S: 27.65, 
E: 88.067, 
W: 87.933
Platform(s):Not specified
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):Not specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 4 November 1998 to 17 November 1999
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Mamoru Ishikawa, Teiji Watanabe

Geographic Coverage

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Ishikawa, M.and T. Watanabe 2002. Air Temperatures at High Altitude, Kanchanjunga Himal, Eastern Nepal, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: [Date Accessed].
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