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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: Y: 59/8/4/21
Object name: Spanner
Title: Spanner
Description: A black-painted metal spanner. 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-painted metal spanner with a hole in the end of the handle for hanging. The handle is moulded 'CALOR GAS BRITISH MADE' on one side, and '11/6W CHECK WASHER WHEN FITTING' on the other.

  • Width: 59mm, length: 209mm, depth: 10mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 (1955 - 1958)