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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Ampoule

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Accession no.: Y: 59/8/5/22a-b
Object name: Ampoule
Title: Ampoule
Description: A glass ampoule (a) in a cardboard tube (b) for collecting samples of expired air. 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 glass ampoule (a) in a corrugated cardboard tube (b).

Dimensions:
  • Length: 190mm, diameter: 18mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 (1955 - 1958)