Accession Number : AD0779993

Title :   The Strategic Importance of the Polar Regions to the United States.

Descriptive Note : Student essay,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Taylor,Edward B.

Report Date : 22 OCT 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : The arctic regions, covering large areas of the earth's surface, are cold and hostile to mankind. The question of the significance of these wastelands to the United States is examined. The Arctic and the Antarctic regions are described separately and their important resources and features are outlined. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Polar regions, *United States government, Arctic regions, Antarctic regions, Natural resources, Military strategy, Military operations, Army research

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE