Welcome to the IRIS Image Gallery - a diverse collection of photographs and visuals that encompass the range and breadth of seismology and the seismological community.
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GSN seismic station QSPA at South Pole, Antarctica. The construction of this station required the drilling of boreholes in the ice to the depth of nearly 1000 feet. Photo shows the NSF contracted drillers operating the ice core drill at the QSPA site (~5 miles from the South Pole).
Date Taken: December 9, 2001 Photographer / Contributor: Kent Anderson Location: South Pole, Antarctica