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Article
Region
Antarctic
Grade
All Aged
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Organization or Publication
Discover
Author(s)
Douglas Fox
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Topic
General Engineering
General Earth Science
General Life Science
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Life Science
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Engineering
Snow and Ice Science

This story in Discover magazine profiles the work of the WISSARD (Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling) project team and the challenges faced by drilling thousands of feet into the West Antarctic Ice Sheet to reach a lake buried for millennia.

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