- it takes us a few days to get gare ready and thrue ice and water to sea bed once got tot the bottom it takes a few days to get thrue .it depends what kind of rocks to know how long it takes to go thrue the rock.it takes 5 people opperate the drills . drill flor drill mast rods are 6 metres. To shifts one at nifht and one at day and scientists with the same shifts + elictricions. Drill ways 40 tons on its on all togetherv every things ways 90 tons. sapported on a metal stand that moves up and down. What happens every day at 8 am the morning shift starts start drilling 6 meters at a time whaile the scientest test the rock. it has been antactica since lact year and stored in big condainersfor this year.the night shifs are 8 am to 8 pm at night 8pm to8am
Tempeture -26 and there has been a big storm everyone were hard hat because lots of things are been moved around people are mouth gards. last year tv 3 came and did a part on thew news down there. people from different plpaces in different countries like brazil.france,italy.every driller has been training for years before they came here. they never stop every running so they dont freeze up. we drill 6 metresat a time. and take out the rockand look at it look at his diary.
Wednesday, 31 October 2007