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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection


Pingo Lake, Karupelv Valley, Traill Ø


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Accession no.: Y: 2012/20/23
Object name: Pencil sketch
Title: Pingo Lake, Karupelv Valley, Traill Ø
Description: For the Erskine Traill Island Expedition 1991, Robert Burton, as leader chose an inland site, on the Karupelv Valley, as a final subsidiary camp. This camp was near to a line of pingos, including one with a fine blue crater lake. The artist noted tast "Eventually I was chased off this pingo by a lone bull musk ox".
Medium: Pencil sketch
Artist: Woolmore, Ray
Note: Karupelv Valley, Traill Island (Dyndvulkan). Lat. 72°34'N, Long. 23°34'W (Danmark – Gronland, 1:250,000 Sheet 72 Ø. 2 Kong Oscar’s Fjord.)
  • Picture: Width: 170mm, height: 127mm
  • mount: Dimensions: ?
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