Setting up of Camp Century by United States Army engineers in Greenland.
Greenland Date:1961 Duration:6 min 43 sec Sound:Yes
'The story of camp Century: The city under ice' Location of Camp Century on a map of Greenland. Distance of the camp from North Pole. United States Army engineers arrive in Greenland in 1959 to set up Camp Century. Officers survey the snow covered area Engineer looks through leveling instrument. A scale shows the thickness of snow on the ground. Men erect flags to demarcate the boundary for Camp Century. Convoy of sleds carrying construction, food and other supplies arrives, cranes unload supply boxes. Wanigans also bring in supply boxes. Men with sled dogs on their backs enter wanigans and a caterpillar tractor pulls a series of wanigans. Men board polar cabs. Light aircraft lifts off. A cook in a kitchen inside a vehicle cuts meat. Soldiers being served food, men sleep in navy bunks. A convoy on the move.
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