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Author Behrendt, John C., 1932-
Title Innocents on the ice : a memoir of Antarctic exploration, 1957 / by John C. Behrendt.
Imprint Niwot, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, 1998.

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Author Behrendt, John C., 1932-
Subject Behrendt, John C., 1932- -- Diaries.
Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration.
Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- History.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 428 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-408) and index.
Contents Roster of Men at Ellsworth Station, 1957 -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Voyage to the Weddell Sea -- 3. Fall -- 4. Winter Begins -- 5. The Long Night Goes On and On and On ... -- 6. The Sun Returns -- 7. Final Traverse Preparations -- 8. Ellsworth to Berkner Island -- 9. Dufek Massif to Korff Island -- 10. Heading for Home.
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Summary Innocents on the Ice is based on the author's experience and writings as part of a U.S. Navy-supported scientific expedition to establish Ellsworth Station on the Filchner Ice Shelf. This expedition, undertaken from November 1956 to early 1958, coincided with the International Geophysical Year (1957-1958) which ushered in the "scientific age" in Antarctica.
Drawing on his 40 years of Antarctic research experience, Behrendt explains the changes in scientific activities and environmental awareness in Antarctica today.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Print version record.
ISBN 058509926X (electronic bk.)
9780585099262 (electronic bk.)
9781607323235 (electronic bk.)
1607323230 (electronic bk.)
9780870814938 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 42331040
Additional Format Print version: Behrendt, John C., 1932- Innocents on the ice. Niwot, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, 1998 0870814931 (DLC) 98026379 (OCoLC)39307321
Table of Contents
 Editorial Note 
 Roster of Men at Ellsworth Station, 1957 
2Voyage to the Weddell Sea9
4Winter Begins97
5The Long Night Goes On and On and On ...153
6The Sun Returns189
7Final Traverse Preparations235
8Ellsworth to Berkner Island275
9Dufek Massif to Korff Island333
10Heading for Home389

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