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Drilling through Antarctic ice

Massive cavern beneath West Antarctic glacier teeming with life

Glaciologists bored 500 meters through the Kamb Ice Stream to access the cavern
Date: 2023
Type: In the media
Authors: Science News
Summary: Until recently, no human had ever glimpsed this secret landscape. Scientists had merely inferred its existence from the faint reflections of radar and seismic waves. But in the closing days of 2021, a team of scientists from New Zealand melted a narrow hole through the glacier’s ice and lowered in a camera.