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AuthorsCafarella, L.* 
Urbini, S.* 
Bianchi, C.* 
Zirizzotti, A.* 
Tabacco, I. E.* 
Forieri, A.* 
TitleFive subglacial lakes and one of Antarctica's thickest ice covers newly determined by radio echo sounding over the Vostok-Dome C region
Issue DateJan-2006
Series/Report no.1 / 25 (2006)
Keywordsradio echo sounding (RES)
subglacial lakes
Subject Classification02. Cryosphere::02.02. Glaciers::02.02.99. General or miscellaneous 
AbstractRadio echo sounding (RES) measurements were collected from 1995 to 2003 during Italian Antarctic expeditions over the Vostok-Dome C region. The data collected allow for the reconstruction of a bedrock elevation map between the Belgica Highlands and the Aurora Subglacial Basin (112.0° - 124.0°E 74.0° - 78.0°S). Moreover, analysis of the RES data has revealed one of the thickest ice covers in Antarctica (4755 ± 16 m; 118.321°E, 76.059°S) as well as five new subglacial lakes.
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