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News Release 04-091

New Map Reveals Hidden Features of Ice-buried Antarctic Lake

Measurement shows that two distinct ecosystems may exist

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An image of the bed of Lake Vostok

An image of the contours of the bed of Lake Vostok from data obtained by gravity measurements.

Credit: Michael Studinger / National Science Foundation

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East Camp

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Video from the National Science Foundation's East Camp at Lake Vostok.

Credit: National Science Foundation