Borehole drilling for sewage disposal at Asuka Station, East Antarctica

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Kenji, Ishizawa; Akiyoshi, Takahashi;
  • Journal: Memoirs of National Institute of Polar Research. Special issue, volume 49, pages 212-217

A borehole for sewage disposal was drilled at Asuka Station (71°31′34″S, 24°08′17″E, 930m a. s. l.) in January 1987. The borehole, 400mm in diameter and 27.5m in depth, was drilled 50m distant from the main hut using a steam drilling system. The drilling speed was 4m/h ... View more
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