Ice Cube Drill Camp
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- 2007-2008 - Antarcticans Database Project -
Ice Cube Drill Camp has its own Rodwell (a system involving melt hole in the ice where warm water is pumped into an ever expanding hole and water recovered for use by the base).
It's a much simpler one than is used for the station's water supply, but it also isn't intended to produce as much water. They drill a new one each year, just to get enough water to jump start the drilling process. Once that begins, they reuse water from the drillholes to drill holes.
Photo; © Alan Light - This Picture is in the public domain