ins.: 2015-06-27 00:00; ( Age: 9 yrs )
What a rollercoaster this project has been.
What a rollercoaster this project has been. Yesterday things were going beautifully. The day shift set a new single shift core recovery record not only for the project but for DOSECC as a whole: 79.3 meters. We were set to complete hole 2B early this morning, log the hole, and tow to our final site tomorrow. Then, at about 1:30 AM the drill got stuck in a tephra and we broke a rod somewhere near the lake bottom. After fishing for it for a while, we had to give up and lose a drill string to the sediments of Lake Towuti. Starting over now at a new hole, 2C, and hoping for better luck this time. (TDP on facebook)