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Title: Field survey of potential airstrip locations : Mt. Howe, Antarctica, 1991
Authors: National Science Foundation (U.S.). Division of Polar Programs
DenHartog, Stephen L.
Keywords: Antarctica
Mt. Howe
Glacier ice
Ice runways
South Pole Station
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Special report (Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)) ; 93-1.
Description: Special Report
Abstract: The blue ice area just west of the Mt. Howe ridge in Antarctica was surveyed with the intent of establishing a runway for large, wheeled cargo aircraft. Site limitations and wind observations precluded selection of an airstrip location. Installation of an automatic weather station to monitor winds at the site will allow determination of site suitability.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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