Checked content

File:GISP2 team photo core37.jpeg


English: French, Russian, and American scientists in the Vostok team photo with unprocessed ice cores.

Cores coming out of the barrel are generally 4-6m long and are cut to 1m sections. The pictured ice columns are unprocessed cores. White containers in the background are used for transporting 1m sections.

Source caption identifies this as being from GISP2. This actually is at Vostok.
Español: Equipo de la base Vostok con núcleos de hielo sin procesar. Los núcleos extraidos suelen tener de 4 a 6 metros, pero son cortados en secciones de 1 metro. Los contenedores que se observan al fondo se utilizan para transportar estas secciones.
Date c. 2005
Author Todd Sowers, LDEO, Columbia University, Palisades, New York

Camera location

78° 27′ 52.00″ S, 106° 50′ 50.00″ E

View this and other nearby images on: Google Maps - Google Earth - OpenStreetMap ( Info)


Public domain This image is in the public domain because it contains materials that originally came from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, taken or made as part of an employee's official duties.

NOAA logo.svg
The following pages on Schools Wikipedia link to this image (list may be incomplete):


A background to Schools Wikipedia

Wikipedia for Schools brings Wikipedia into the classroom. Thanks to SOS Children's Villages, 62,000 children are enjoying a happy childhood, with a healthy, prosperous future ahead of them. Go to to sponsor a child.