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Author Cassidy, W. A. (William A.)
Title Meteorites, ice, and Antarctica / William A. Cassidy.
Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Author Cassidy, W. A. (William A.)
Series Studies in polar research
Studies in polar research.
Subject U.S. Antarctic Search for Meteorites Project.
Meteorites -- Antarctica.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 349 pages) : illustrations, maps.
polychrome rdacc
Note Includes indexes.
Contents Setting the Stage: Antarctica and the National Science Foundation -- How the project began -- The first three years -- Later years of the ANSMET Program -- Alone (or in small groups) -- ANSMET Pays Off: Field Results and Their Consequences: Mars on the ice -- Meteorites from the Moon -- How, and where in the Solar System? -- Has It Been Worthwhile?: Evaluating the collection -- and speculating on its significance -- Meteorite stranding surfaces and the ice sheet -- The future: what is, is but what will be, might not.
Summary Bill Cassidy has led meteorite recovery expeditions in the Antarctic for fifteen years. His searches have resulted in the collection of thousands of meteorite specimens from the ice. This fascinating story is a first hand account of his field experiences on the US Antarctic Search for Meteorites Project.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0511077319 (electronic bk.)
9780511077319 (electronic bk.)
051107400X
9780511074004
9780511536083
0511536089
9780521258722
0521258723
9780511074189 (ebook ; Adobe reader)
0511074182 (ebook ; Adobe reader)
0521258723 (Cloth)
OCLC # 57368601
Additional Format Print version: Cassidy, W.A. (William A.). Meteorites, ice, and Antarctica. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003 0521258723 (DLC) 2002073932 (OCoLC)50184929


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