Field and CPL Updates

2006-2007 Antarctica

December 2, 2006
Update provided by Joe Souney
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Beth Bergeron operates the 4-inch drill at WAIS Divide. Photo: Joe Souney

We finished with the first drill run at 10:00 AM today. However, we still had 0% core recovery due to bad chip transport. Bella and Jayred changed the motor section and also the inner and outer barrels and the drill worked great. Core quality was excellent.

Drill depth: 24.19 meters