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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Ration

Image
Accession no.: N: 941f
Object name: Ration
Title: Ration
Description: A glass tube containing Glaxo full-cream milk powder, part of the daily ration used by sledging parties on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). The total weight of the daily ration was 25.9 ounces, giving 4027 calories, and the daily allowance of milk powder was 1.6 ounces.
Classified name:
SPRI theme food and nutrition
Current place name Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > Antarctic Peninsula > Graham Land
UDC 664.9 : 656.19
Geographic UDC (*726.3)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A glass test tube with a flat bottom and a cork stopper, containing traces of a dark brown liquid.

Dimensions:
  • Length: 81mm, diameter: 26mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • As used on: British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)