TITLE

Research voyage thwarted by polar ice

AUTHOR(S)
Busch, Lisa
PUB. DATE
October 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;10/26/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1792, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the mechanical breakdown suffered by Polar Star, the U.S. Coast Guard's largest vessel and most powerful non-nuclear icebreaker, during its attempt to reach the North Pole in 1991. Polar Star's completion of one-third of its scientific work; Main objective of the International Arctic Ocean Expedition; Embarrassment suffered by the U.S. Coast Guard and American scientists caused by the failed mission.
ACCESSION #
10556393

 

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