U.S. Navy Arctic Supply Routes

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Title

U.S. Navy Arctic Supply Routes

Description

A map of the northeastern United States, northeastern Canada and western Greenland detailing arctic supply routes for the U.S. Navy. Solid lines indicate operating routes and dotted lines indicate ice blocked routes as of 1948. The route starts in Boston and continues up the east coast of the U.S. and Canada until it branches off into four distinct routes on the coast of Greenland north of Baffin Bay. Two of these routes are solid and terminate in Eureka and Alert while the other two are solid and pass through Resolute while ultimately terminating at Mould Bay and Isachsen

Creator

U.S. Navy

Source

NARA II; RG 27 Records of the Weather Bureau; Records of the Polar Operations Project; Records Relating to the Establishment of the Joint Arctic Weather Station Program, 1944-48; Project Jaws, Operation Nanook, Navy Task Forces 68 and 90

Date

notBefore:1944 notAfter:1950

Language

eng

Type

still image

Identifier

IMG_5531-a

Citation

U.S. Navy, “U.S. Navy Arctic Supply Routes,” Exploring Greenland, accessed April 19, 2019, http://exploringgreenland.org/items/show/36.

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