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Antarctic Aerial Exploration

Map of South Pole expeditions

Map of South Pole expeditions

Credit - (c) 2002 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI Videodisc No. 2B-03846)

Telegram acknowledging Byrd's promotion to Rear Admiral

Telegram acknowledging Byrd's promotion to Rear Admiral

Credit - National Archives

Citation presenting the Navy Cross to Richard Byrd

Citation presenting the Navy Cross to Richard Byrd

Credit - National Archives

Plane Southern Cross used for Antarctic exploration

Plane Southern Cross used for Antarctic exploration

Credit - (c) 2002 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI Videodisc No. 2B-14353)

Plane William Horlick during second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

Plane William Horlick during second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

Credit - (c) 2002 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI Videodisc No. 2B-03811)

   
 



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