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Interview of Lynn M. Cavendish by Dian O. Belanger

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Title: Interview of Lynn M. Cavendish by Dian O. Belanger
Creators: Cavendish, Lynn M., 1922-2001
Contributors: Belanger, Dian Olson, 1941-
Issue Date: 2009-04-23
Publisher: Byrd Polar Research Center Archival Program
Series/Report no.: Antarctic Deep Freeze Oral History Project
Abstract: Civil engineer Lynn Cavendish participated in a hastily organized Construction Battalion Base Unit (Detachment Golf) survey program in Deep Freeze I. The party investigated the Cape Royds area and the Taylor Dry Valley as potential sites for a permanent airstrip on land, but neither proved feasible. On a Glacier cruise in Vincennes Bay in March 1956, he led three others on a shore survey. They got caught unprepared in a sudden blizzard and had a frightening struggle along a steep and ice slope to return to the ship. During Deep Freeze II, Cavendish returned as construction officer for McMurdo.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1811/36749
Other Identifiers: Record Group Number: 56.162
SPEC.RG.56.162
Rights: Restrictions: This item is not restricted.
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