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An Overview of Ice Drilling Technology
Authors: Hansen BL
Year: 1984
Periodical/Journal: Proceedings of the Second International Workshop/Symposium on Ice Drilling Technology (eds G. Holdsworth, K.C. Kuivinen and J.H. Rand), CRREL Special Report 84-34
Page Range: 1-6

The significant advancements in ice drilling technology since the Ice-Core Drilling Symposium at Lincoln, Nebraska, in August 1974 are reviewed. Three examples are: the flame jet and hot water drilling through the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica and the deep core drilling at Dye 3 in South Greenland.

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