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The EPICA deep drilling program
Authors: Augustin L and Antonelli A
Year: 2002
Periodical/Journal: Memoirs of National Institute of Polar Research, Special Issue No. 56
Page Range: 226-244
Abstract: The EPICA deep drill site was at Dome C, 75oS, 123oE, elevation 3250m. Mean annual temperature was -55oC, and accumulation is 2.7cm of ice. In a temporary camp located at the permanent Dome C station, the EPICA ice core was drilled in a large tent. The drilling was controlled from a heated cabin, and the core was processed on site in a large scientific facility.
ISSN/ISBN: 0386-0744
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