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Field Manual for the United States Antarctic Program

Revised August 1994

The Sections

1. Extreme cold weather clothing
2. McMurdo station
3. Basic field-party preparation procedures
4. Standards of conduct in the field
5. Field-safety trainging
6. Helicopter transport
7. LC-130 transport
8. Field radios
9. Weather
10. Snow shelters
11. Tents
12. Rope use and care
13. Stoves
14. Waste retrograde
15. Snowmobiles
16. Sea ice
17. Glacier travel and crevasse rescue
18. Roped travel with snowmobiles and sleds in crevassed areas
19. Glacier travel with heavy machinery
20. Antarctic navigation
21. Search and rescue


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