• Creator
  • United States. Navy
  • Created Date
  • 1959
  • Description
  • Senator Henry M. Jackson spent a week in Antarctica in October 1959 as part of Operation Deep Freeze 60, which was a support program for U.S. scientific research efforts. The program was responsible for bringing in and dropping supplies to Byrd Station, Hallett Station, McMurdo Sound and South Pole Station, among other duties. Jackson visited McMurdo Sound, New Zealand's Scott Base, South Pole Station and other areas between stations. One of t... more
    Senator Henry M. Jackson spent a week in Antarctica in October 1959 as part of Operation Deep Freeze 60, which was a support program for U.S. scientific research efforts. The program was responsible for bringing in and dropping supplies to Byrd Station, Hallett Station, McMurdo Sound and South Pole Station, among other duties. Jackson visited McMurdo Sound, New Zealand's Scott Base, South Pole Station and other areas between stations. One of the highlights of Jackson's trip was flying with the crew of a C-124 Globemaster during the air drop of a nine-ton tractor to South Pole Station. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    8 x 10 in.
    Silver gelatin, b/w
    Scanned from a photographic print or color slide using a Microtek ScanMaker 9800XL at 100-250 dpi in JPEG format, saved at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2007