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