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The Resource Deep freeze : the United States, the International Geophysical Year, and the origins of Antarctica's age of science, Dian Olson Belanger

Deep freeze : the United States, the International Geophysical Year, and the origins of Antarctica's age of science, Dian Olson Belanger

Label
Deep freeze : the United States, the International Geophysical Year, and the origins of Antarctica's age of science
Title
Deep freeze
Title remainder
the United States, the International Geophysical Year, and the origins of Antarctica's age of science
Statement of responsibility
Dian Olson Belanger
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Deep Freeze, Dian Olson Belanger tells the story of the pioneers who built viable communities, made vital scientific discoveries, and established Antarctica as a continent dedicated to peace and the pursuit of science, decades after the first explorers planted flags in the ice. In the tense 1950s, even as the world was locked in the Cold War, U.S. scientists, maintained by the Navy's Operation Deep Freeze, came together in Antarctica with counterparts from eleven other countries to participate in the International Geophysical Year (IGY). On July 1, 1957, they began systematic, simultaneous
Member of
Cataloging source
SNK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Belanger, Dian Olson
Dewey number
919.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
G872.A46
LC item number
B45 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958
  • Antarctica
  • Antarctica
  • United States
  • International Geophysical Year (1957-1958)
  • Antarctica
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Discovery and exploration, American
  • Antarctica
Label
Deep freeze : the United States, the International Geophysical Year, and the origins of Antarctica's age of science, Dian Olson Belanger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Copyright; Contents; Maps and Figures; Illustrations; Terms and Abbreviations; Foreword; Preface and Acknowledgements; Introduction; Prologue: The Call of the Ice; 1: The International Geophysical Year; 2: All Hands on Deck; 3: Gaining a Foothold; 4: Little America V; 5: Marie Byrd Land; 6: South Pole; 7: The Gap Stations; 8: On the Eve; 9: Comprehending the Cold; 10: Looking Up; 11: Under Foot; 12: Life on the Ice; Epilogue: Science and Peace, Continuity and Change; Notes; Notes on Sources; Index
Control code
712996533
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 494 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781457109577
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)712996533
Label
Deep freeze : the United States, the International Geophysical Year, and the origins of Antarctica's age of science, Dian Olson Belanger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Copyright; Contents; Maps and Figures; Illustrations; Terms and Abbreviations; Foreword; Preface and Acknowledgements; Introduction; Prologue: The Call of the Ice; 1: The International Geophysical Year; 2: All Hands on Deck; 3: Gaining a Foothold; 4: Little America V; 5: Marie Byrd Land; 6: South Pole; 7: The Gap Stations; 8: On the Eve; 9: Comprehending the Cold; 10: Looking Up; 11: Under Foot; 12: Life on the Ice; Epilogue: Science and Peace, Continuity and Change; Notes; Notes on Sources; Index
Control code
712996533
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 494 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781457109577
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)712996533

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