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Allan HILLs Englacial Site (AHILLES) Selection
Entry ID: USAP-1443260

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Previous work has shown that the Allan Hills Blue Ice Area preserves a continuous climate record that extends back at least 400k years along an ice-flow line. Two kilometers to the east of this flow line, the oldest ice on Earth (~1 million years old) has been found only 120 m below the surface. Meteorites collected in the area are reported to be as old as 1.8 million years, suggesting still ...

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Description: NSF Award Abstract #1443260

Description: Low frequency (7MHz), ground-based ice-penetrating radar profiles collected on the Allan Hills Blue ice region
Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2015-09-01T00:00:00.000Z
Stop Date: 2017-08-31T23:59:59.999Z
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
Data Center
United States Antarctic Program Data Center
Data Center URL: http://www.usap-dc.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: Data Manager
Email: info at usap-dc.org
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Howard Conway
Email: hcon at uw.edu
Contact Address:
University of Washington
City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98195
Country: US
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1970-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-05-02