04 May 1984
Vol 224, Issue 4648

About The Cover

Polarbjorn (ice-strengthened ship, 50 meters long) moored to an ice floe at 81.1°N, 7°E in the marginal sea-ice zone in the Fram Strait region near Svalbaard (Norwegian Arctic). Photograph was taken at the end of June 1983. See page 489. [Vernon Squire, Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England]