Russia's atom powered icebreaker on its first operational voyage in Arctic. It brings supplies and equipment to the Arctic for establishing a scientific outpost on an ice floe. Interior of the icebreaker. Men discuss a map. Other vehicles on snow. Men stand. Houses in the background. A flag hoisted. Men gather around the flag.
Assistant Secretary of Commerce Claude Huston visits the Arctic region to study Arctic fisheries and fur seals. A group of local Arctic people jumps on a high jump trampoline. Young children surround the trampoline. Claude Huston jumps on the high jump trampoline. Claude Huston hands over a box to a woman in winter clothing.
Assistant Secretary of Commerce Claude Huston with local Arctic people during his visit to the Arctic region. A string with a weight at its end hanging from a pole. The local people one by one jump and hit the weight with their legs. The winners are awarded by Claude Huston. Men, women and children watching in the background. A local man dances on the beats of a drum.
From U.S. Air Force Northeast Air Command digest. Aerial views from USAF aircraft of snow covered mountain peaks and lakes in remote Northeast regions. View of frozen river and partially frozen rivers. Glacier calving and ice falls into water in the Arctic region. View of stark regions north of Newfoundland, into the heart of the arctic. Ice and rock areas and glaciers. Narrator indicates that temperatures are sometimes as low as 80 degrees below zero.
United States Marines in the Arctic region. A tent with snow covered equipment lying beside its entrance. A ship moves in snow covered water in the Arctic region. United States Marines seated on a sledge being pulled by a vehicle. Men skiing down a slope. The Marines place sandbags. Cars moving on a road in the background.
United States submarine Nautilus O-12 (SS-73) in the Polar Arctic region during a polar expedition. Men load supplies onto Nautilus. George Hubert Wilkins and Lincoln Ellsworth and others stand and chat. Wilkins and Ellsworth along with another crew members put on their jackets and caps to protect themselves from cold during an expedition in the Arctic region.