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Title: Diamond Hunters Stole Our Helicopter!
Description: In the summer of 2008, the only helicopter in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, was effectively grounded by a diamond company, leaving scientists and logistics coordinators to frantically rearrange their field plans.
Location:Arctic, North America
Keywords:helicopters, logistics, greenland, diamonds, hagglund, lakes, field site
Big Ideas:Polar Geography, Tundra & Permafrost, Polar Logistics, Transportation
Projects:Arctic, Trans Fat, Algae, and Arctic Climate Change
Links:Dispatch: Diamond Hunters Stole Our Helicopter!
Created By:Billy D'Andrea
Copyright:2008 Exploratorium, Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License
Attribute As:Created by Billy D'Andrea for the Ice Stories project, © 2008 Exploratorium

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