City under the Ice: The Closed World of Camp Century in Cold War Culture

@inproceedings{Nielsen2014CityUT,
  title={City under the Ice: The Closed World of Camp Century in Cold War Culture},
  author={Kristian Hvidtfelt Nielsen and Henrik Lindenskov Nielsen and Janet Martin-Nielsen},
  year={2014}
}
AbstractLocated on the beeline between the two nuclear superpowers, Greenland took on vital strategic importance during the early phases of the Cold War. As part of its polar strategy, the USA constructed several bases in Greenland. Camp Century, known as ‘City under the Ice’, was an experimental-military American city built entirely inside the ice sheet in 1959–1960. A 225-person, nuclear-powered army base, Century was the precursor for a much larger installation of intercontinental ballistic… CONTINUE READING

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