Oral history interview with Captain Nestor Granelli, 1997 August 22.


Granelli, Nestor, 1931-. Oral history interview with Captain Nestor Granelli, 1997 August 22.

Oral history interview with Captain Nestor Granelli, 1997 August 22.

Discusses childhood and youth in Buenos Aires, Argentina; impressions of importance of the Antarctic to Argentina, Antarctic scientific research, geopolitics; 1955 revolution and subsequent political unrest; the International Geophysical Year, Argentine participation and presence of Lamont Geophysical Observatory in Argentina in late 1950s; impressions of W. Maurice Ewing; perceived differences between Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Lamont Geological Observation; early reception of continental drift in Argentina; Argentine aid to Lamont expeditions, workers equipment; work on the Vema; comparisons of Argentine naval ships with the Vema; perceptions of map of the Atlantic sea floor by Marie Tharp and Bruce Heezen, and their mapping technique; impressions and contributions to Argentine science of Soviet scientists during the Cold War; W. Maurice Ewing work ethic.

Transcript, 86 p.

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