National Geographic : 1957 Jul
© National Geographic Society T This Mirrored Globe Now Perches Atop a Striped "South Pole" Aiming his camera at a similar ball, Dr. Siple (left) will take 180°-angle photographs of auroras and other atmospheric phenomena (pages 17 and 30). Wearing fingerless gloves for picture-making, he discusses the mirror with Lt. (jg.) Richard A. Bowers, USN, who supervised station construction. Kodachromes by David S. Boyer, National Geographic Staff + Bravo, Polar Party Mascot: Pampered Pet of Eighteen Masters The Siberian Husky-Alaskan Malemute, only animal wintering over at the Pole, is now 10 months old and weighs close to 100 pounds, but retains the bounce and playfulness of a puppy. Here Lt. (jg.) John Tuck, Jr., USN, 25-year-old commander of military personnel at the polar station, checks Bravo's teeth.