National Geographic : 1949 Oct
Maj. Robert B.Sykes, Jr. An Ice River Wrinkled with Age Slowly Melts Away, Leaving Piles of Rocks Beyond the Weather Station Like many Greenland glaciers, this one is shrinking. The outpost at Cape Cort Adelaer, southeast Greenland, built byU.S.forces during World War II,isnow manned by Danish personnel. Sled dogs bark beside their supply-crate houses along "Husky Row." From temperature, barometric pressure, wind data, and other infor mation radioed from dozens of such northern stations, weather forecasts are made for North America and the North Atlantic.