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Project Acronym: PALEOVAN | State: Completed | Expedition ID: 5034

ins.: 2010-07-23 02:00; ( Age: 14 yrs )
By: Scientists
Category: Van
Van

Lake Van: 2010-07-23

The platform is now anchored on the Ahlat Ridge in ...
The new DOSECC drill platform on Lake Van at Ahlat Ridge

The platform is now anchored on the Ahlat Ridge in 360 m water depth, where the main drilling target is located. Anchoring in such deep water was challenging due to wind and weather as well as handling of the up to 2 km long anchor cables.