British scientists, engineers and logistics experts are leading an Antarctic campaign
at the frontiers of science, technology, engineering and polar operations. Each has
ambitions and challenges - each will push the boundaries of knowledge and expertise.
This 5-year project is an extraordinary partnership for extraordinary people.
Subglacial Lake Ellsworth is located on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Find out what
makes this lake so special ......
Over 360 lakes have been discovered under Antarctica’s vast ice sheets. Lake Ellsworth
is 12 km long by 3km wide....
Experts from Britain’s leading Research Centres and Universities join forces for
an amazing task - to discover what lies beneath the ice.