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Williams Air Operating Facility, McMurdo Sound

Men working on the tundra
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Standish Backus; 1956; Framed Dimensions 31H X 39W
Accession #: 88-186-BN
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The establishment of an Air Operating Facility in the vicinity of the Ross Ice Shelf was one of Operation Deep Freeze I's primary objectives. 

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  • Exploration, Expeditions and Voyages
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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
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