This paper ship model is the Chikyu, a Japanese scientific drilling ship built for the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), the papercraft was created by jamstec original site. The vessel is designed to ultimately drill seven kilometres beneath the seabed, where the Earth's crust is much thinner, and into the Earth's mantle, deeper than any other hole drilled in the ocean thus far.
While the planned depth of the hole is significantly less than the Russian Kola Superdeep Borehole, the scientific results are expected to be much more interesting since the regions targeted by Chikyū include some of the most seismically-active regions of the world. Other deep holes have been drilled by the drill ship JOIDES Resolution during the Deep Sea Drilling Project and the Ocean Drilling Program.
Height (From sea level): 121m
Height (From bottom): 130m
International gross tonnage: 56,752 tons
Max Speed: 12 knots
Maximum number of persons on board: 200
Range: About 14,800 sea miles (fully loaded, at 10 knots)
You can download the ship paper model template here: Japanese Scientific Drilling Ship - Chikyu Free Paper Model Download
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