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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection


Sun Gletscher across McCormick Fjord


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Accession no.: Y: 2018/1/6
Object name: Pencil sketch
Title: Sun Gletscher across McCormick Fjord
Description: Artist's description: 'This viewpoint, near the head of McCormick Fjord was the furthest north the expedition ventured. The lowland around Lake Taserssuit contained much of natural history interest, including red-throated divers, and examples of Labrador tea (Ledum palustre) and a rare lousewort (pedicularis suedetica) found by the expedition botanists, Dr Hugh Lang and Jean Balfour.'
Medium: Pencil sketch
Artist: Woolmore, Ray
Note: Location: looking northwards from Lake Taserssuit to the Sun Gletscher at the head of McCormick Fjord. Approx. lat. 77°40'N, long. 70°W.
  • Picture: Width: 170mm, height: 127mm
  • mount: Dimensions: ?
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