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Inside the South Pole Ice Coring (SPICE) tent | by U.S. Ice Drilling
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Inside the South Pole Ice Coring (SPICE) tent

Inside the South Pole Ice Coring (SPICE) tent. The Ice Drilling Design and Operations (IDDO) group at the University of Wisconsin-Madison designed and built the drilling system, called the Intermediate Depth Drill. Based on a Danish drill called the Hans-Taunsen drill, the Intermediate Depth Drill was purpose-built for coring 1,500 meters of ice. Photograph By: Peter Rejcek, National Science Foundation

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Taken on January 22, 2015