Summit 2003

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81 Summit 2003
Adjacent to Summit, this is the only above-surface part of the US funded GISP2 ice coring project that successfully penetrated the ice cap to bedrock in July 1993 at a depth of 3053.44m.
© H. Thing / Danish Polar Center
80 Summit 2003
Adjacent to Summit, this is the only above-surface part of the US funded GISP2 ice coring project that successfully penetrated the ice cap to bedrock in July 1993 at a depth of 3053.44m.
© H. Thing / Danish Polar Center
102 Summit 2003
LC-130H overflying Summit.
© H. Thing / Danish Polar Center
108 Summit 2003
An LC-130H on the 4,500 m long (and 60 m wide) skiway, that runs NE-SW at the edge of Summit. A large amount of attention is placed on keeping the skiway plowed, packed and groomed. So far, the existence of Summit depends entirely on aircraft being able to land.
© H. Thing / Danish Polar Center
109 Summit 2003
An LC-130H on the 4,500 m long (and 60 m wide) skiway, that runs NE-SW at the edge of Summit. A large amount of attention is placed on keeping the skiway plowed, packed and groomed. So far, the existence of Summit depends entirely on aircraft being able to land.
© H. Thing / Danish Polar Center
110 Summit 2003
An LC-130H on the 4,500 m long (and 60 m wide) skiway, that runs NE-SW at the edge of Summit. A large amount of attention is placed on keeping the skiway plowed, packed and groomed. So far, the existence of Summit depends entirely on aircraft being able to land.
© H. Thing / Danish Polar Center
111 Summit 2003
An LC-130H has landed and has taxied to the "apron" adjacent to the fuel bladder berm. So far, the existence of Summit has depended entirely on aircraft being able to land and take off.
© H. Thing / Danish Polar Center