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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection


Nose clip

Accession no.: Y: 59/8/5/15
Object name: Nose clip
Title: Nose clip
Description: A nose clip. From the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 and part of a sledging box (Y: 59/8/5/1) containing integrating motor pneumotachograph (IMP) equipment, used for determining energy expenditure by analysing expired air to calculate oxygen consumption.
Classified name:
SPRI theme health
UDC 612
Geographic UDC (*7)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A copper wire nose clip with red rubber over the nose pieces, and with soldered repairs.

  • Width: 30mm, length: 54mm, depth: 17mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 (1955 - 1958)