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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: N: 1039
Object name: Reckoning
Title: Reckoning
Description: Amundsen's reckoning of his position on 15th December 1911 found tied to the black flag (N: 1038) by Captain Scott's party, Terra Nova Expedition 1910-13.
Artist: Amundsen, Roald Engelbregt Gravning
Classified name:
SPRI theme science and navigation
Current place name Antarctic regions > South Pole
Geographic UDC (*701)
Getty AAT
Field collection:
Person Wilson, Edward Adrian
Date 18/1/1912
Place Antarctic regions > South Pole
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A framed pencil note on brown paper reading: 'The Norwegian Home Polheim // is situated in 89° 58' S Lat // SE by E (comp.) 8 miles // 15 Decbr. 1911 // Roald Amundsen'.

  • Width: 100mm, length: 120mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used by: Norwegian Antarctic Expedition 1910-12 (Fram) (1910 - 1912)