Accession Number:

AD0258506

Title:

OPERATION DEEP FREEZE 61 MARINE GEOPHYSICS OBSERVATIONS

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NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE WASHINGTON D C

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Report Date:

1961-06-06

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

Marine geophysical research in the Antarctic during the Austral summer of 1960-61 is described. A broad program consisting of terrestrial magnetism, bathymetry, and oceanography was accomplished aboard USS STATEN ISLAND AGB-5. Oceanographic observations were obtained from USS EDISTO AGB-2, and supplementary observations were obtained from USS GLACIER AGB-4, USCGC EASTWIND WAGB-279, and USS WILHOITE DER-397. In addition, the project entitled Shore-Based Seasonal Oceanographic Studies at McMurdo Sound was completed. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE