The Great Alaska and Pacific
VLBI Experiment Team (GAPE)
In recognition of the outstanding accomplishments of the GAPE team composed of members from six countries, during the summer of 1984 in completing a pioneering set of Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) measurements from sites in remote regions of Alaska, Canada and the Pacific and including Europe and Japan which have added a large and significant data set in the study of the earth's crustal dynamics.
Signed and sealed at Washington, D.C.
this eleventh day of December
Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five
James M. Beggs