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University of Utah

Drill Rig on Greenland Ice Sheet

Caption: This drill rig was used to extract firn cores from within the Greenland firn aquifer. One of the snowmobiles used in the 186 mile traverse of the ice sheet to reach the drill site. Clément Miège, University of Utah Ph.D. student and Terry Gacke, Ice Drilling Design and Operations.

Credit: Evan Burgess, co-author

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