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United States polar exploration. Edited by Herman R. Friis and Shelby G. Bale, Jr.

; Friis, Herman R. (Herman Ralph), 1905-1989, editor ; Bale, Shelby G., editor ; United States. National Archives and Records Service
Athens, Ohio University Press [1970] .
ISBN 9780821400937, 0821400932

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
G 578 .C67 1967 Available Request
Catholic
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
G578 .C72 1967 Off-site
Request
Georgetown
Lauinger stacks
G578 .C67 1967 Available Request
Other Authors Bale, Shelby G.,
Friis, Herman R. 1905-1989,
United States. National Archives and Records Service.
Subjects EXPEDICIONES CIENTIFICAS -- CONGRESOS.
Expéditions scientifiques -- Congrès.
Polar regions -- Congresses.
Polar regions.
REGIONES POLARES -- CONGRESOS.
Régions polaires -- Congrès.
Scientific expeditions -- Congresses.
Scientific expeditions.
Series United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Conference ; v. 1.
Description xvii, 199 pages illustrations 25 cm.
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Sponsored by the National Archives and Records Service.
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Twenty-six papers on history of U.S. polar exploration.
Contents Highlights of United States exploration and research in the Arctic. Introduction / Louis O. Quam. United States Arctic exploration through 1939 / Walter A. Wood. United States Arctic exploration since 1939 / John C. Reed. Comments on the voyage of the U.S.S. Nautilus / William R. Anderson. Operation Sunshine : the transpolar voyage of the U.S.S. Nautilus beneath the ice of the Arctic Basin, August, 1958 / Shepherd M. Jenks. The Naval Arctic Research Laboratory and research in the Arctic Basin / Max E. Britton -- Highlights of United States exploration and research in Antarctica. Introduction / James L. Abbott, Jr. United States exploration and research in Antarctica through 1954 / Henry M. Dater. United States exploration and research in Antarctica from 1955 / Albert P. Crary. United States Geological Survey Antarctic mapping operations / Rupert B. Southard, Jr. The logistic and technological contribution of the United States to Antarctic biological research / William J.L. Sladen -- Writing and research on Antarctica. Introduction / David M. Tyree. West Base operations, United States Antarctic Service, 1939-1941 / Paul A. Siple and F. Alton Wade. East Base operations, United States Antarctic Service, 1939-1941 / Richard B. Black. Writing and research on United States exploration in Antarctica / Kenneth J. Bertrand. Comments on legislation for a Richard E. Byrd Antarctic Commission / James E. Mooney -- Writing and research on the Arctic. Introduction / Oliver W. Holmes. Biography and the preservation of private papers / Chauncey C. Loomis. A brief history of the Arctic, Desert, and Tropic Information Center and its Arctic research activities / Paul H. Nesbitt. Responsibilities of the Polar scientist-explorer / F. Alton Wade. Comments on polar archives and their uses / Marie Tremaine -- Visual records of polar explorations. Introduction / Morton J. Rubin. Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition, 1946-1948 / Finn Ronne -- Concluding session. Remarks / Robert H. Bahmer. Introduction of A. Lincoln Washburn / Lawson B. Knott, Jr. Polar research : some issues / A. Lincoln Washburn.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Geographic Area Antarctica
Arctic regions
Network Numbers (OCoLC)539581
(OCoLC)ocm00539581
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat

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