Story: Antarctica and New Zealand

Sampling ground ice

Sampling ground ice

Martin Schiller, a member of Victoria University of Wellington's Antarctic Research Centre, is shown coring ice in the Lower Victoria Valley. The sediment below this ice was found to be around 8,600 years old.

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Nigel Roberts, 'Antarctica and New Zealand - Science and tourism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 February 2024)

Story by Nigel Roberts, published 20 Jun 2012