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Upper mesospheric wind structure in Antarctica


UNDER a joint Indo–Soviet agreement I was the first Indian scientist to winter in Antarctica during the 17th Soviet Antarctic Expedition, 1971–73. In particular, I participated in the meteorological rocket soundings of the upper atmosphere carried out at Molodezhnaya, a station located at 67° 40′S, 45° 51′E at a height of 42 m above mean sealevel in Enderby Land, East Antarctica (Fig. 1).

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SEHRA, P. Upper mesospheric wind structure in Antarctica. Nature 252, 683–686 (1974).

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