HOUSES MELT, SERIOUS SITUATION AT NORTH POLE

Goulburn Evening Penny Post, NSW Monday 28 June 1937housemeltpole1937

MOSCOW, . Sunday: The “heat wave” at the North Pole has become intensified to an uncomfortable extent. This surprising news came in a radio message from the Soviet expedition camped. there on an ice floe.

The temperature at the Pole has risen to 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Houses of snow bricks, which form a little settlement, are melting.

Everything is wet, and the party is hoping for a severe frost to eliminate the risk of valuable scientific equipment being damaged by the thaw.

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/102766118

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