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Ice core Drilling Through the Greenland Ice Sheet

Caption: The ice is approximately 3 km thick in central Greenland and by analyzing every single annual layer in the kilometers-long ice cores researchers can get detailed information about the climate of the past.

Credit: Centre for Ice and Climate, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.

Usage Restrictions: Credit: Centre for Ice and Climate, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.

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