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The Big Picture : Research and Development in the Arctic.

Author: Films Media Group,; National Archives and Records Service.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : National Archives and Records Service, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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This classic episode of The Big Picture series produced by the U.S. Army follows army engineers across dangerous wastes of ice and snow as they construct roads stretching deeper and deeper into the Arctic. New problems and new dangers constantly present themselves as snow and ice cover the land and prevent engineers from reaching the dirt, or fill, needed for road building and dangerous, man-killing crevasses are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Documentary films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films Media Group,; National Archives and Records Service.
OCLC Number: 992513269
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by National Archives and Records Service, 2008.
Target Audience: 10 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (27 min., 10 sec.)) : sound, color.
Contents: First Engineer Arctic Task Force (2:06) --
Polar Region and Defense (1:21) --
Penetrating the Arctic (3:18) --
Hidden Road Building Dangers (3:23) --
Patterned Ground (1:47) --
Arctic Task Force Crew (1:33) --
Subsurface Arctic Ice Research (3:58) --
Surface Arctic Ice Research (2:11) --
Trenching Methods (1:50) --
Ice Transportation (1:37) --
Research Season's End (2:51) --
Credits: The Big Picture: Research and Development in the Arctic (0:21)
Other Titles: Research and Development in the Arctic

Abstract:

This classic episode of The Big Picture series produced by the U.S. Army follows army engineers across dangerous wastes of ice and snow as they construct roads stretching deeper and deeper into the Arctic. New problems and new dangers constantly present themselves as snow and ice cover the land and prevent engineers from reaching the dirt, or fill, needed for road building and dangerous, man-killing crevasses are formed. With captivating footage from the National Archives and Records Administration, this video depicts this mission of the First Engineer Arctic Task Force of the Army's Corps of Engineers.

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