The International Geophysical Year


Subject:
Geology , Physics , General Resources , General Resources

Description:
Essay and photo galleries related to the International Geophysical Year (IGY), "a comprehensive series of global geophysical activities to span the period July 1957-December 1958." Gallery topics include Antarctica, cosmic rays, glaciology, Earth satellites, rocketry, and more. Includes images and information about the IGY postage stamp issued by the U.S. From the National Academy of Sciences.

Publisher:
National Academy of Sciences

Language:
English

Source:
http://www7.nationalacademies.org/archives/igyhistory.html


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