Healy U S Antarctic Service Expedition, 1939-1941

Scope and Content

  • MS 994/2/1-13;D Claim sheet, 11 February 1941 [Deposited in Palmer Land, recovered by British Antarctic Survey personnel, 3 may 1971]

Administrative / Biographical History

The United States Antarctic Service Expedition, 1939-1941 (leader Richard Byrd) expanded on the two previous expedition led by Byrd to the Antarctic. Extensive aerial surveys were carried out from two bases Little America II and East Base



Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for expedition leader Richard Byrd and expedition member Herbert Dorsey