Map of Thule Base

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Title

Map of Thule Base

Subject

Greenland's strategic place in Cold War

Description

During the Cold War, Greenland was perceived by American military leaders as crucial for maintaining North American Continental Defense. Effective operations in this cold, remote, far northern location meant gaining crucial knowledge about the physical environmental sciences of the Arctic. [this was caption for book, page 32.

Creator

R.E Doel, K.C Harper, M. Heymann

Source

Map by James Lewicki, first published in LOOK magazine 22 September 1952, page 130; reproduced courtesy of estate of James Lewicki and Lisa Lewicki Hermanson.

Publisher

Palgrave MacMillan

Rights

reproduced in book on page 32

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Collection

Citation

R.E Doel, K.C Harper, M. Heymann, “Map of Thule Base,” Exploring Greenland, accessed December 13, 2018, http://exploringgreenland.org/items/show/7.

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