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"Arctic Circle Crossing" Certificate


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Blue Nose Certificate


"Arctic Circle Crossing"

This certificate, sometimes referred to as the "Blue Nose" or "Northern Domain of the Polar Bear" certificate, commemorates the crossing of the Arctic Circle at 66º 32' North latitude.  Eligible USS Little Rock crew members would have been on board for crossings on any of the following dates:  30 Nov 1946,  03 Dec 1946, 29 Sep 1965, or 14 Sep 1972.


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