Landscape of Antarctica's Ice and Snow

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    Author: Unknown

    Subject: Operation Windmill

    Type: Photographic print

    Date: 1947

    Topic: Research expeditions
         Scientific expeditions
         Aerial photographs

    Standard number: SIA2010-0656

    Physical description: Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 6h; Type of Image: Aerial; Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

    Notes: Image located in Robert B. Klaverkamp's collection. Klaverkamp, an enlisted Naval Correspondent, participated in Operation Windmill. Malcolm Davis, zookeeper at the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park, was also on the expedition and was assigned to the Icebreaker USS Edisto (AG-89) with the express purpose of collecting penguins, other birds, and leopard seals

    Summary: Image of the landscape of Antarctica. The image shows the ice and snow surface. The image was taken during Operation Windmill (1947-1948), an expedition established by the Chief of Naval Operations to train personnel, test equipment, and reaffirm American interests in Antarctica

    Place: Antarctica

    Persistent URL:Link to data base record

    Repository:Smithsonian Archives - History Div

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    1. sheriffdan10 40 months ago | reply

      Nice shot of snow and valleys in the great continent of the south.

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