Accession Number : AD0712473


Title :   INVESTIGATION OF CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF AIRDROMES ON ICE 1946-1947. APPENDIX A. AVIATION USES OF ICE.


Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,


Corporate Author : ARCTIC CONSTRUCTION AND FROST EFFECTS LAB BOSTON MASS


Personal Author(s) : Stefansson,Vilhjalmur


Report Date : MAY 1947


Pagination or Media Count : 129


Abstract : The report describes the feasibility of landing strip construction on snow and ice environments in the Arctic regions.


Descriptors :   (*LANDING FIELDS, *ICE), ARCTIC REGIONS, SNOW, ICE ISLANDS, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, GLACIERS, TEMPERATURE, SURFACE PROPERTIES, PREPARATION, FEASIBILITY STUDIES


Subject Categories : TERMINAL FLIGHT FACILITIES
      SNOW, ICE AND PERMAFROST


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE