Accession Number : AD0715206

Title :   Physical and Mechanical Properties and the Forming of the Snow-Firn Cover of Eastern Antarctica,

Corporate Author : COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H

Personal Author(s) : Kartashov,S. N.

Report Date : 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 146

Abstract : Contents: A brief review on research on the snow-firn cover in areas of continental glaciation; Conditions for the forming of the snow-firn cover of Eastern Antarctica; Research on the physico-mechanical properties of snow and firn; The formation and physico-mechanical properties of the snow-firn cover in the Eastern Antarctic; The passability conditions of the snow-firn cover and certain other practical conclusions.

Descriptors :   (*GLACIERS, *ANTARCTIC REGIONS), (*SNOW, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES), ICE, HARDNESS, DENSITY, CLIMATE, ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATION, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, SUBLIMATION, TRAFFICABILITY, RECRYSTALLIZATION, LANDING FIELDS, REVIEWS, HANDBOOKS, USSR

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE