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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: Y: 59/8/4/11
Object name: Cable
Title: Cable
Description: A black rubber-coated cable. From the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 and part of a sledging box (Y: 59/8/4/1) containing integrating motor pneumotachograph (IMP) equipment, used for determining energy expenditure by analysing expired air to calculate oxygen consumption.
Classified name:
SPRI theme health
Current place name Antarctic regions
UDC 612
Geographic UDC (*7)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A black rubber-coated cable wrapped in a coil. At one end is a black plastic plug with 2 round metal pins, moulded '250 VOLTS', '5 AMPS' and 'MADE IN ENGLAND'. At the other end is a black metal plug with six flat pins.

  • Width: 150mm, length: 150mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 (1955 - 1958)