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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: Y: 59/8/4/13a-c
Object name: Tubing
Title: Tubing
Description: A length of red rubber tubing (a) and a length of clear rubber tubing (b) in a plastic sleeve (c). 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: 3
Full description:

A length of red rubber tubing approximately 9.5mm in diameter (a) and a length of clear rubber tubing approximately 9mm in diameter (b) in a clear plastic sleeve (c) which has been cut open at one end.

  • Width: 153mm, length: 204mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 (1955 - 1958)