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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Stopper

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Accession no.: Y: 59/8/5/21
Object name: Stopper
Title: Stopper
Description: A metal stopper for a gas bottle. 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 heavy metal stopper for a gas bottle, with a length of string protruding from the end. A metal hook is knotted to the end of the string.

Dimensions:
  • Length: 525mm, diameter: 30mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 (1955 - 1958)