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Record #154074:

Lifting the veil: the circumstances that caused Alfred Wegener's death on the Greenland ice cap, 1930 / Cornelia Lüdecke.

Title: Lifting the veil: the circumstances that caused Alfred Wegener's death on the Greenland ice cap, 1930 / Cornelia Lüdecke.
Author(s): Lüdecke, Cornelia.
Date: 2000.
In: Polar Record. (2000.), Vol. 36(197) (2000)
Abstract: On basis of previously unstudied archives, examines factors contributing to Wegener's death. These include influence of Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaften (Emergency Society for German Science); errors of judgement by Wegener and other expedition members; and lack of radio transmission.
Notes:

Polar Record. Vol. 36(197) :139-154 (2000).

Keywords: 92 -- Biographies: Wegener, Alfred Lothar.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1930-31 Wegener.
W -- Expeditions and exploration.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*38) -- Greenland.
SPRI record no.: 154074

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