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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Rope

Image
Accession no.: N: 1079x
Object name: Rope
Title: Rope
Description: A rope for lashing loads on to a sledge. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used by the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).
Classified name:
SPRI theme expedition equipment
Current place name Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > Antarctic Peninsula > Graham Land
UDC 656.19 : 685.511
Geographic UDC (*726.3)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A length of rope spliced back on itself and one end to form a loop, and spliced back on itself at the other end to stop it unravelling.

Dimensions:
  • Length: 1657mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • As used on: British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)