The Polar Times

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The Polar Times is the publication of American Polar Society.[1][2] It was first published by August Howard in 1935.[3] In 1946 the Polar Times Glacier was named in honor of the publication.

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  1. ^ "August Howard". Retrieved November 7, 2011. The first issue of The Polar Times appeared in June 1935. It brought news of interest to explorers, arm-chair explorers, and polar enthusiasts excited by tales of adventure. Of course, much of the issue focused on Byrd’s second expedition and that of Ellsworth. ... 
  2. ^ "American Polar Society". Retrieved November 2, 2011. For 75 years, through a journal, The Polar Times, and a series of symposiums, the APS has kept this select community updated on scientific, military, diplomatic, literary, and economic trends and developments in the Arctic and Antarctic. ... 
  3. ^ "August Howard, 78, Organizer of a Society for Polar Explorers". New York Times. December 7, 1988. Retrieved November 7, 2011. August Howard, founder of the American Polar Society and the editor of a newsletter for polar explorers and researchers, died of heart disease Sunday. He was 78 years old and lived in Rego Park, Queens.