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Calling in from the Ice:
 

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Using Iridium satellite phones, PRISM team members were able to call in from the ice. To hear about the team's progress click here

Video is in MOV format and is 4.6 MB

 
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Breaking News:
 

At at a depth of 3,084.99 meters or 10,180.47 feet, the NGRIP drilling team has reached bedrock. The PRISM team's radar estimated a depth of 3,085 meters -- only .01 meters off from the actual depth!!!! Click here for more info. about the NGRIP project http://www.glaciology.
gfy.ku.dk/ngrip
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