Locations and lengths of boreholes drilled into Khumbu Glacier, Nepal, in 2017 and 2018 as part of EverDrill research project

  • Bryn Hubbard (Creator)
  • Katharine Miles (Creator)
  • Duncan Joseph Quincey (University of Leeds) (Creator)
  • Evan S. Miles (Creator)



The dataset lists information about boreholes drilled by hot water into Khumbu Glacier, Nepal. Boreholes were drilled in May 2017 and May 2018 to investigate the internal properties of Khumbu Glacier, specifically ice thickness, temperature, deformation and structure, as part of the NERC-funded 'EverDrill' research project. The information provided includes each borehole's ID, length, location (at the time of drilling), elevation and instrumentation.
Date made available09 Jan 2019
PublisherUK Polar Data Centre
Date of data production01 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2018
Geographical coverageKhumbu Glacier, Himalaya, Nepal
Geospatial polygon27.99, 86.16, 27.99, 86.85, 27.94, 86.16, 27.94, 86.85

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