Arctic Buildings
Harsh and extreme arctic conditions required special considerations when trying to build any type of structure. Heavy machinery was used to construct and maintain the runways that allowed planes to deliver supplies. When not used for runways, tractors such as this one would be used for other construction around the camp. Image credit: EWG.
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Album name:windnagel / Arctic Climatology and Meteorolgy
Keywords:Arctic, arctic_ocean, guns, drifting stations, laboratories, buildings, tractors
Image Credit:Enivornmental Working Group
File Size:9040 Bytes
Date added:Feb 14, 2013
Dimensions:300 x 203 pixels
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