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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

File

Image
Accession no.: Y: 59/8/5/30
Object name: File
Title: File
Description: A traingular file. 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 triangular metal file, printed 'No. 7 COARSE "INDIA"'. It has a home-made red rubber grip with a wooden peg in the end to form a handle.

Dimensions:
  • Length: 180mm, diameter: 18mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 (1955 - 1958)