TITLE

Cracking up

PUB. DATE
August 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;8/17/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1782, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reveals that last month the Soviet flag was officially lowered on what was left of the research and weather station 'North Pole-31.' Breakup of the ice flow under the station; Transfer of members of the expedition to the ice-breaker, Vladivostok; Sections of the weather station recovered.
ACCESSION #
9109021499

 

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