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Citation of Merit

Citations of Merit may be awarded to an individual or a group, upon recommendation by the Flag and Honors Committee, by the Board of Directors in recognition of an outstanding feat of exploration or services to the Club.

In order of election:
1962 - James Edwin Webb
1963 - Capt. Finn Ronne
1964 - American Mount Everest Expedition, 1963
1965 - Peter Grimm
1966 - Capt. Elliot B. Roberts
1967 - William H. Pickering, Ph.D.
1969 - Ward Randol, Sr.
1970 - Stanley Haas
1970 - Roger A. Steward
1977 - Kenhelm W. Stott, Jr.
1980 - Arnold H. Haverlee
1982 - Naomi Uemura
1983 - R. Marlin Perkins, D.Sc.
1984 - Anne LaBastille, Ph.D.
1985 - George J. Race, M.D., Ph.D.
1986 - Robert D. Ballard, Ph.D.
1987 - Paul Shurke
1987 - William R. Steger
1987 - Robert C. Swan
1988 - John E. Yellen
1989 - Nigel N. Winser
1990 - David Western
1991 - Lord Robert S. T. Chorley
1992 - Capt. Charles A. Burroughs
1994 - Brian Peyton Hanson
1995 - Paul A. Mayewski, Ph.D.
1996 - Lawson W. Brigham, Ph.D.
1997 - Gilbert M. Grosvenor
1997 - John Hemming, CMG
1998 - Glenn E. Porzak
1999 - Airborne Antarctic Ozone Team
2000 - Michael Finlay
2001 - Holly Williams
2002 - Rosemarie W. Twinam
2003 - John T. Reilly, Ph.D.
2004 - Monika M. Rogozinska
2005 - Theodore M. Siouris
2006 - Lt.(N) Joseph G. Frey, C.D.
2007 - Students on Ice (accepted by Geoff Green)
2008 - Capt. Timothy F. Taylor
2009 - Rev. David A. Dolan
2010 - James M. Chester
2011 - Peter H. Raven, Ph.D.
2011 - Merle G. Robertson, Ph.D.
2012 - Frederick P. Selby
2012 - Susan D. Shaw, Dr.P.H.
2013 - Erden Eruç
2013 - Christos Nicola
2014 - The Apollo F-1 Engine Search and Recovery Team





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