STK-ID 37161

Shots of polar bear running across snowy wasteland, US Navy boat approaching ice station, supplies being dropped from air, snowmobile being unloaded from destroyer, oil supplies going ashore, lumber being taken off ship. Shot of wooden huts on island, scientists at work with equipment in US Naval research laboratory on island, snow samples being read. Shots of men servicing equipment, in cookhouse preparing dinner, using meteorology equipment to measure wind strength and velocity. Shots of sample of sea ice being sawed from island, of men on sleds, of US Navy research C-47 airplane circling island, landing. Shots of crew of plane congratulating men living on Arliss II, of two men on ice-mound, silhouetted against sky. [Remark: Filmed during US Navy Research team occupancy of Arliss II (Arctic Research Laboratory Ice Station), a drifting ice station in the Arctic. (00/00/1964)]


Excerpt from
Arliss 11 Ice Island
Canadian Arctic
National Film Board
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Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
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16mm color master pos, 16mm eastman color neg, 16mm original ektachrome
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