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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: Y: 59/8/4/44
Object name: Note
Title: Note
Description: A handwritten note about silicone rubber tubing. 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 handwritten pencil note on half a telephone card with a torn edge. The note reads: 'SILICONE RUBBER TUBING:– // Large bore – connection of sample outlet on IMP to ampoule filling fig. // Small bore – for replacing PVC tubing inside IMP or as repair for leads.'

  • Width: 64mm, length: 76mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 (1955 - 1958)