The materials consist of approximately 1000 color transparencies taken by B. Noah Tilghman documenting various United States
and New Zealand resaerch bases in Antarctica, including the construction of Siple Station, as well as general living conditions,
individuals, and landscapes.
The Siple experiment was a Stanford, NSF funded, VLF- triggered emission experiment that took place from 1973 to 1988. Siple
Station was established to perform experiments that actively probed the magnetosphere using very low frequency (VLF) waves.
The Station included a 21.2 km dipole antenna located in Antarctica at 75.93 S, 84.25 W. Its location was selected because
of various characteristics:
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