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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection


Mouth piece

Accession no.: Y: 59/8/5/20
Object name: Mouth piece
Title: Mouth piece
Description: A metal mouth piece(?), resembling a pipe fitting. 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
Current place name Antarctic regions
UDC 612
Geographic UDC (*7)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A metal mouth piece/pipe fitting with four round openings and one slit opening.

  • Width: 78mm, height: 72mm, length: 50mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 (1955 - 1958)