A Survivor in Greenland: A Novel Bacterial Species is Found Trapped in 120,000-Year-Old Ice (3 of 3) (image) Penn State Share Print E-Mail Caption The GISP2 (Greenland Ice Sheet Project 2) drill dome, located in Greenland, obtained an ice core 3053 meters in depth. The GISP2 drill dome measures 32.5 m across, housing the drill and the lower part of its 37 m tower. The drill dome is connected via trenches and shafts to the subterranean core processing line. Credit Credit: Mark Twickler, University of New Hampshire/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Paleoclimatology Program/Department of Commerce Usage Restrictions The credit must be published along with the image. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.