II: The Byrd Expedition


Little America.

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Little America.
A few miles inland, on the outer edge of the Ross Ice Shelf, Gould supervised construction of the barracks and workrooms of the base they called "Little America." Eventually the camp included such amenities as a small gymnasium, a fairly well-stocked library, a "maternity ward" for the sled dogs, and a machine shop and storehouse made out of airplane crates.


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