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Yearly History of Ice Drilling from Nineteeth to the First Half of Twentieth Century

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In the early stages of human development, making holes in ice was connected with ice fishing or accessing fresh water during winter in regions with a temperate or tundra climate, and the most popular device to use for this was a chisel-shaped blade attached to a wooden pole.


  • Hole Depth
  • Drilling Tool
  • Wooden Pole
  • Drive Pipe
  • Shallow Hole

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Talalay, P.G. (2016). Yearly History of Ice Drilling from Nineteeth to the First Half of Twentieth Century. In: Mechanical Ice Drilling Technology. Springer Geophysics. Springer, Singapore.

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