Accession Number : AD0711897

Title :   PRELIMINARY REPORT ON CREVASSES.

Descriptive Note : Special rept.,

Corporate Author : SNOW ICE AND PERMAFROST RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT WILMETTE ILL

Personal Author(s) : Schuster,R. L. ; Rigsby,G. P.

Report Date : APR 1954

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : Topics include: Size and shape of crevasses; Mechanics of crevasse formation; Crevasses on ice caps; Detection of crevasses; Crevasse accidents.

Descriptors :   (*GLACIERS, CRACKS), ICE, SNOW, CLASSIFICATION, THICKNESS, DETECTION, LAMINAR FLOW, ABLATION, ACCIDENTS

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE