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Title
Cloth survival chart for Central Caroline Island and Marianas Island
Creator
United States Hydrographic Office
Date Created and/or Issued
between 1943 and 1944
Contributing Institution
UC San Diego, Special Collections and Archives
Collection
Robert S. Arthur Slides and Survival Charts
Rights Information
Under copyright
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Rights Holder and Contact
UC Regents
Description
To increase the odds of recovery and rescue of airplane crash survivors in the Pacific, in 1942 the Army Air Forces initiated a contract with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography to design a series of Pacific area charts illustrating ocean currents and drift patterns. Harold Sverdrup designed an unidentified number of charts, some of which may have been printed on acetate rayon fabric and distributed to pilots and aircraft personnel. This chart was issued by the Naval Air Combat Intelligence, Hydrographic Office (NACI-HO).
Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0175 (https://lib.ucsd.edu/sca)
This digital image is a surrogate of an item from the Robert S. Arthur Papers.
Subject
Airplane crash survival
Ocean currents
World War, 1939-1945
Life rafts
Maps
Pacific Ocean
Sverdrup, H.U. (Harald Ulrik), 1888-1957
Place
Pacific Ocean

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