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dc.contributor.authorBenson, Carl S.-
dc.descriptionSpecial Report-
dc.descriptionSummary: The layout of a drop zone for air supply is described and diagrammed, and packaging of supplies for air drops is discussed briefly. The procedure requires prudent use of colored flags to aid the pilot's depth perception and to facilitate height estimates from the surface, smoke bombs to outline the drop zone and indicated wind conditions, and constant radio communication between pilot and expedition leader at the surface.-
dc.publisherU.S. Army Snow, Ice, and Permafrost Research Establishment.-
dc.publisherEngineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSpecial report (U.S. Army Snow-
dc.rightsApproved for public release; distribution is unlimited.-
dc.sourceThis Digital Resource was created from scans of the Print Resource-
dc.subjectCold regions-
dc.subjectAerial resupply-
dc.subjectDrop zones-
dc.subjectAir drop-
dc.titleResupply of ice-cap expeditions by air drop-
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