Finds the oldest ice in Antarctica

Can the 1 million year mark be broken?

Can there even be such old ice on earth?

With a loud rumble, bores the coring drill

of the "Glazi" through the ice sheet

akkummulation: 0
eisdicke: 0
eisalter: 0
kernl: 0

The ice age was determined using a simplified form
of the specific Nye formula.
In this game we used original data sets
for the accumulation rate and ice thickness
as the scientists used for their
evaluation and modelling


Use the Up Arrow, Down Arrow, Left Arrow
and Right Arrow keys to search for the drilling
location and press key "n" to confirm.

Read more about: Antartica oldest ice

The oldest ice in this game
is 1 026 474 years old

Find a drilling location On the right you can see the respective accumulation and thickness of the ice for the point where you are

Read more about:
How are ice cores dated? (in german)
Read more about:
Accumulation (in german)

Press key "b" to drill