Needleman runs jeep engine daily on back deck of USS Atka, icebreaker
Davies resting in bunk aboard the USS Atka prior to evening meal at Thule.
Helicopter from USS Atka returns to icebreaker after searching route thru ice
Count Eigil Knuth, archaeologist, and Dr. Aksel Norvang, geologist
Davies and Capt. Klick discuss ice conditions north of Thule AFB on the USS Atka
Project Leader Needleman discusses projects with skipper of USS Atka and team
Helicopter from USS Atka icebreaker lands after making reconnaissance
Helicopter from USS Atka carries jeep trailer from Polaris Bay to runway site
USS Atka lowers landing craft into ice-packed Polaris Bay
Helicopter from USS Atka picks up jeep trailer and transports it to the base
Landing craft from the USS Atka returning to the icebreaker through the icebergs
Refueling small helicopter from USS Atka at site of Polaris Promontory.
Jeep and trailer on shore of Polaris Bay after landing by barge from USS Atka.
USS Atka, icebreaker anchored in Polaris Bay surrounded by floating icebergs.
USS Atka in Polaris Bay in the middle of sea ice
Landing craft returns to USS Atka in Polaris Bay
Navy helicopter from USS Atka at British boat camp, Newman Bay near Polaris Prom
Helicopter from the USS Atka returning equipment and personnel to the icebreaker
Count Eigil Knuth, archaeologist, gov't.of Denmark, shows report to Atka crew
Lake Hazen Canadian Expedition party transported, Ellesmere Island to Thule
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Last updated: 12/07/2023