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US Army Snow, Ice and Permafrost Research Establishment (SIPRE) records

Stefansson Mss-282
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-282

Description

The collection contains photographs, publicity material, clippings, and reports related to SIPRE's research in Greenland between 1953 and 1961. Of note are the photographs, which document work in Greenland at Camp Tuto, a major US Army operated research camp at the foot of the Greenland ice cap. Topics covered include trafficability, trail making, snow structures, patterned ground and ice cap drilling techniques.

Dates

  • circa 1953-1979

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Extent

3.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes )

Overview

Contains photographs, publicity material, clippings and reports related to SIPRE's work in Greenland.

Processing Information

US Army Corps of Engineers; Snow, Ice and Permafrost Research Establishment (SIPRE); Greenland; Camp Tuto, Greenland; Alaska; Fletcher's Ice Island, T-3

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