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