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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: Y: 59/8/4/34
Object name: Box
Title: Box
Description: A cardboard box marked 'Mouth Pieces' and 'AF Rogers'. 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:

The lid from a square brown cardboard box, fixed together with metal staples, used to store various items. It is marked 'MOUTH PIECES' in blue and black pen on the sides and top, and 'AF ROGERS' in pencil. Some calculations are written on the lid in blue pen.

  • Width: 133mm, height: 95mm, length: 133mm
Associated person(s):
  • Used by: Rogers, Allan Frederick (1955 - 1958)
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 (1955 - 1958)