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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection




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Accession no.: N: 115f
Object name: Theodolite
Title: Theodolite
Description: A plum bob, part of equipment for a theodolite (N: 115) used during the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition 1930-31. The theodolite was made by Carl Zeiss of Jena, and is marked 'No. 16166'.
Classified name:
SPRI theme science and navigation
Current place name Antarctic regions
UDC 528.5
Geographic UDC (*7)
Getty AAT theodolites
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A black-painted metal plumb bob with a string attached to the top.

  • Length: 80mm, diameter: 35mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Australian and New Zealand Research Expedition 1929-31 (Discovery) (1930 - 1931)
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