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Record #140079:

Eskimo snow goggles in Danish and Greenlandic museums, their protective and optical properties / Mogens Norn.

Title: Eskimo snow goggles in Danish and Greenlandic museums, their protective and optical properties / Mogens Norn.
Author(s): Norn, Mogens.
Date: 1996.
In: Meddelelser om Grønland. Man and Society. (1996.), Vol. 20 (1996)
Abstract: Investigator classified 59 goggles by 11 types of aperture. Visual fields are calculated and protective properties commented on. They reduce harmful light to 2-8% and are invaluable in common low sun conditions. They do not mist over. Most types are cut from wooden block. Greenlandic goggles are often larger than Canadian ones. Article also comments on Inuit eye and facial configuration.
Notes:

Meddelelser om Grønland. Man and Society. Vol. 20 :1-25 (1996).

Keywords: 39 -- Ethnography: Eskimo.
617.7-089.2 -- Eyes, protection and aids.
I -- Medicine and health.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*38) -- Greenland.
(*41) -- Canada.
SPRI record no.: 140079

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