National Geographic : 1965 Feb
BY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTOGRAPHERJOSEPHJ. SCHERSCHEL Ghostly blue of Arctic dusk haunts the Alert base, where the expedition started on March 29. Within two weeks, the sun shone nearly 24 hours a day. Jumble of equipment surrounds packers during final preparations. Six-man dash group and its support party began the trek with 50 dogs. 265 N.G.S.