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First woman across Greenland's ice


, : First woman across Greenland's ice. National Geographic 132(2): 264-279

Describes the crossing on skis of the inland ice of Greenland from Angmagssalik to Soendre Stroemfjord by the author and two others. A purpose of the journey was to measure the production of corticoids in the body during an extended period of stress.

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