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Picture Library catalogue: Oxford University Arctic Expedition, 1935-36

 

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There are 395 items in this collection, of which 150 are shown below. Use the navigation to view more pages.

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Part of the 'Polar's' deck cargo

Record: P48/25/1

Five dogs sitting and laying on tarpaulin which is covering equipment on the deck of the ship.

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Dog at base

Record: P48/25/10

A man and a dog are standing on ice and snow and looking out across a snow field.

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Ice cliffs 5 miles south of Kapp Leigh Smith

Record: P48/25/100

View across snow field to ice cliffs.

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Ice cliffs 5 miles south of Kapp Leigh Smith

Record: P48/25/100.1

View across snow field to ice cliffs.

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Torellbukta in mid-June

Record: P48/25/101

View from snow covered mountainside across snow and ice to a bay.

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Rijpforden from edge of Vestfonna

Record: P48/25/102

View from beach of a fjord with snow covered mountainous coastline.

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Mount Goodenough from north west

Record: P48/25/103

View from sea shore across bay to a snow covered mountain. Snow on beach.

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Mount Louise Richard

Record: P48/25/104

View across snow to a rocky mountain side. Sledge in foreground.

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Erratics on Plateau [Pennenta] Peninsula

Record: P48/25/105

View across rocky ground to boulders of different sizes.

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Mount Louise Richard

Record: P48/25/106

View from sea shore across water to a snow covered mountain and mountainous coastline.

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Mount Louise Richard

Record: P48/25/107

View across snow field to a snow covered mountain.

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Mackenzie on shore West Duvefjorden

Record: P48/25/108

A man stands on snow covered rocky ground and is looking across a frozen and snow covered fjord.

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Head of Rijpfjorden looking east over Rijpdalen

Record: P48/25/109

View of the edge of a fjord with mountainous coastline and landscape beyond.

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Grounded berg in Lady Franklin Fjord

Record: P48/25/11

Six dogs in harness are laying on the ice and snow looking towards an iceberg. A man can just be seen to the right of the iceberg.

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Duvefjorden

Record: P48/25/110

View across a rocky and snow covered shore to open water. Mountainous coastline in background.

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Duvefjorden

Record: P48/25/111

View across a rocky and snow covered shore to open water. Mountainous coastline in background.

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Mount Cox from south west

Record: P48/25/112

View of a snow covered mountain.

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North side of Fuglehukfjellet

Record: P48/25/113

View of a snow covered mountainous coastline and open sea.

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Camp by ice cliff

Record: P48/25/114

View of a tent pitched on rocky ground with other equipment and sledge. Snow covered rocky cliff behind.

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Expedition members and Consul Saether

Record: P48/25/115

Group photograph of the members of the expedition and crew of the ship. Consul Saether in centre. Taken on the deck of the ship.

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M.S. Polar

Record: P48/25/116

View across water to a ship at anchor in a port, showing port side. Three rowing boats are moored up alongside with a man, and a woman climbing aboard the ship from the boat in the centre. Men, dogs and equipment on the deck of the ship. Houses and buildings in background.

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M.S. Polar

Record: P48/25/117

View across water to a ship at anchor in a port, looking towards the bow. One rowing boat is moored up alongside with a young man standing on the edge. A man, dogs and equipment on the deck of the ship. The Norwegian flag is flying from the mizzen mast. Houses and buildings in background.

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M.S. Polar

Record: P48/25/118

View across water to a ship at anchor in a port. Two rowing boats are moored up alongside. Men, dogs and equipment on the deck of the ship. The Norwegian flag is flying from the mizzen mast. Houses and buildings in background.

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M.S. Polar

Record: P48/25/119

View from above of the deck of the ship. Men and dogs are on the deck with two other men and a dog in one of the life boats fastened to the side.

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Dogs

Record: P48/25/12

Five dogs, three seated, two laying down, are beside a corrugated metal and wooden structure.

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M.S. Polar

Record: P48/25/120

View from above of the deck of the ship showing men, dogs, equipment, funnel and bridge.

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Drift ice, north of Spitsbergen

Record: P48/25/121

View of a vast expanse of sea ice.

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'Polar' in drift ice

Record: P48/25/122

View from ship looking out over the deck and bow towards pack ice and the sea beyond. Three barrels and other equipment stowed on the deck.

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'Polar' in drift ice

Record: P48/25/123

View across pack ice to the bow of a ship. A man is standing on the rigging and another man is on the deck. A mooring line extends from the ship to the ice.

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'Polar'

Record: P48/25/125

View across pack ice and water to a ship. Five men are on the deck looking out towards the ice. Registration number: T22T.

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Landing stores

Record: P48/25/126

Six men are heaving a crate up a rocky slope from the sea shore. A boat is in the sea behind them, and a ship further along the coast in background.

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Landing stores

Record: P48/25/127

Two men are heaving a crate from a rowing boat onto a rocky shore and a man is holding onto the boat at the water's edge. Another rowing boat, laden with crates, is being rowed by two men towards them across the sea from the ship.

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Landing stores

Record: P48/25/128

Three men are heaving a crate on a rocky shore and four other men are at the water's edge with a rowing boat and more crates. Ship at anchor in sea behind with another rowing boat being loaded up with crates.

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Landing stores

Record: P48/25/129

Four men are heaving a crate on a rocky shore with another boat load of crates arriving at the shore behind them. An empty boat is being rowed back towards the ship.

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Dogs

Record: P48/25/13

Two dogs laying on stony ground, with another dog standing behind them

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Croft making dog-harness

Record: P48/25/130

Andrew Croft is sitting inside a wooden hut at a sewing machine table making a dog harness. A gas lamp is on the table beside him and shelves of books are on the wall above.

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Base camp site

Record: P48/25/131

View of a rocky shore with piles of crates. A man, a dog and lumps of snow and ice are on the rocks by the shoreline in the foreground. Other men are working amongst the crates in the background. Four tents have been pitched on the rocks with rocky cliffside behind.

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Base camp site

Record: P48/25/132

View of a rocky shore with piles of crates, metal drums, planks of wood and other equipment. Three tents are pitched on the rocks, with another tent some distance away close to the rocky cliffside. Men are working amongst the equipment.

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Christmas cake

Record: P48/25/133

Close up of an elaborately decorated Christmas cake. Mug, plate and knife to the side with food boxes behind (out of focus).

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Christmas party

Record: P48/25/134

Eight men are inside a wooden hut, sitting at a table having a meal. Mugs and plates on the table and tins of food on two shelves on the wall behind them. Gloves and other clothing hang from the celing above them.

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Meal time

Record: P48/25/135

Eight men are inside a wooden hut, sitting at a table having a meal. Mugs and plates on the table and tins of food on two shelves on the wall behind them. Gloves and other clothing hang from the celing above them. One man reads from a notebook placed on the table.

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Whatman receiving messages

Record: P48/25/136

Whatman sits on a bicycle generator, reading from a note pad and operates a morse code machine. Various items of equipment on shelves behind him.

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Whatman receiving messages

Record: P48/25/137

Whatman is seated in a hut at a makeshift desk with headphones on and is writing on a note pad. Other radio equipment behind and to the side of him.

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Entrance to Ice-cap Station

Record: P48/25/138

View of a snow field with a makeshift wooden sign and a flag in the foreground. Cylinder on a pole secured with 'guy ropes' in background.

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Tent after blizzard

Record: P48/25/139

A tent and two other objects completely covered in snow.

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Dogs

Record: P48/25/14

Three dogs playing on stony ground, other dogs around and behind them.

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Meteorological readings

Record: P48/25/140

A man takes readings from a Stevenson screen in the snow. It is dark and the area has been lit by lamps.

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Digging pit to examine snow stratification

Record: P48/25/141

A man stands beside a large hole that has been dug in the snow. It is dark and the area has been lit by lamps.

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Moss in Ice-cap Station tent

Record: P48/25/142

Robert Moss is kneeling on a camp bed beside a shelf of books. He is working with a scientific instrument. Primus stove and pot in foreground.

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Moss

Record: P48/25/143

Robert Moss is laying on a camp bed reading a book. Radio, books and other equipment are on shelves around him. Primus stove and pot in foreground.

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Dunlop-Mackenzie and Glen

Record: P48/25/144

Two men are seated on a camp bed in a tent. Glen (right), is writing in a note book. Shelf of books behind him. A primus stove and tins of food in the foreground.

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Ice crystal

Record: P48/25/145

Close up of an ice crystal.

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Dunlop-Mackenzie, Glen, Godfrey

Record: P48/25/146

Three men sitting inside a tent, another man is just out of the picture on the left. Glen (centre) is reading a book and Godfrey (right) is holding a book. Primus stove in foreground.

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Godfrey arranging larder

Record: P48/25/147

Interior of an ice cave with a man sorting out tins of food that have been placed in upturned boxes. A barrel with a large dish on top in the foreground.

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Godfrey arranging larder

Record: P48/25/148

Interior of an ice cave with a man sorting out tins of food that have been placed in upturned boxes. A barrel with a large dish on top in the foreground.

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Digging out the shaft

Record: P48/25/149

A man is crouched down inside an ice cave using a pick axe shaft to dig with. A lamp is beside him.

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Dogs catch a seal

Record: P48/25/15

Three dogs in harness on the snow and ice beside a seal.

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Main tunnel from tent showing ice bands in the walls

Record: P48/25/150

View from inside the ice tunnel showing stairs and trap door.

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The larder

Record: P48/25/151

Interior view of an ice cave being used to store food. Showing upturned boxes being used as shelving for tins of food, crate, barrel and a kit bag.

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40ft below surface, Ice-cap Station

Record: P48/25/152

View of the interior of a tunnel chisled out of the ice, with steps.

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40ft below surface, Ice-cap Station

Record: P48/25/153

A man sits inside a tunnel made of ice working with a piece of equipment on a box. A shovel leans against the box.

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40ft below surface, Ice-cap Station

Record: P48/25/154

View up a flight of stairs inside a tunnel made of ice, to a seated man and a lighted lamp.

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40ft below surface, Ice-cap Station

Record: P48/25/155

View up a flight of stairs inside a tunnel made of ice, to a seated man and a lighted lamp.

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Ice corridor leading up to trapdoor

Record: P48/25/156

View of the interior of an ice tunnel showing steps leading to a wooden door. At the bottom of the stairs are metal cannisters and another metal container with wires leading from it to the door.

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Ice tunnel

Record: P48/25/157

View of the interior of an ice tunnel showing equipment including roll of cable and planks of wood.

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Ice tunnel

Record: P48/25/158

View of the interior of an ice tunnel showing equipment at bottom of steps and a lamp on a crate at the top of the steps.

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Ice tunnel

Record: P48/25/159

View of the interior of an ice tunnel showing parts of wooden crate broken up and placed on the floor below a couple of steps, with a wooden trap door above. A lighted lamp is placed on the top step.

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Dog team on west side of Duve fjorden

Record: P48/25/16

Five dogs relaxing on snow covered rocky ground. Snow covered mountain in background.

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Ice tunnel

Record: P48/25/160

View of the interior of an ice tunnel showing steps with an empty 'Huntley Palmer' tin of biscuits at the top and an empty 'Primus' lamp box at the bottom. The ice appears to be melting?

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In heart of ice cap

Record: P48/25/161

View of the interior of an ice cap showing icicles.

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Godfrey entering by trapdoor

Record: P48/25/162

View of a man descending into an ice tunnel via a wooden trap door.

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In heart of ice cap

Record: P48/25/163

View of the interior of an ice cap showing icicles.

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Hole 14ft diameter, dug for umbrella shaped tent at Central Ice-cap Station

Record: P48/25/164

Two men are digging a large hole in the ice and snow. There are two tents pitched on the snow behind them with a pair of skis placed vertically in the snow.

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50ft below Ice-cap Station

Record: P48/25/165

A man inside a crevasse, stands on ice beside a sheet of icicles.

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Descending the crevasse

Record: P48/25/166

View from below of a man abseiling into an icy crevasse. Lamp on ice beside his shoulder.

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Glen examining crevasse

Record: P48/25/167

View of a man in a crevass with ice and icicles above him.

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70ft below surface

Record: P48/25/168

View of a man in a crevasse kneeling down on ice beside a sheet of icicles.

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70ft below surface

Record: P48/25/169

View of a man in a crevasse kneeling down on ice beside a sheet of icicles.

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The dupilek team in their dog house

Record: P48/25/17

Four dogs, one laying down and yawning, beside a corrugated metal and wooden structure.

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On the underground lake

Record: P48/25/170

View of a man in a crevasse, crouching down and examining a surface of ice.

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Glen examining crevasse

Record: P48/25/171

View of a man in a crevasse, looking up at ice.

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Descending crevasse

Record: P48/25/172

View from below of a man abseiling into a crevasse.

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'Norkap II'

Record: P48/25/173

View from above of the deck and bridge of a ship, showing men, life boats and equipment.

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'Norkap II'

Record: P48/25/174

View from above of the deck and bridge of a ship, showing men, life boats and equipment.

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Trapper's hut towed to east end of Brennevinsfjorden

Record: P48/25/175

View of a partially constructed hut being towed across water on two rowing boats. One man is steering the boats towards the seashore and another man is standing on top of the hut. A third man stands on the water's edge pulling on a rope that is attached to hut.

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Trapper's hut rolled up on shore

Record: P48/25/176

A group of men are manoeuvring a partially constructed hut across stony ground.

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Croft in sledging base hut

Record: P48/25/177

Andrew Croft sits on a wooden bench in hut, looking towards the camera. An old stove is against the wall behind him and there are bits of wooden debris on the floor.

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Erecting hut

Record: P48/25/178

A man is working on a partially constructed hut. Another man is standing beside some planks of wood and a third man is seated on a rock in the foreground. Two tents are pitched on the stony ground beside them and snow covered hillside behind them.

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Erecting hut

Record: P48/25/179

Men are working on a partially constructed hut. There are planks of wood close by and two tents are pitched on the stony ground. Six dogs are sleeping on the rocky ground in the foreground. Snow covered hillside behind.

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John Wright driving dog team on Austfonna

Record: P48/25/18

A man walks beside a sledge which is being pulled over the ice by six dogs. The dogs are harnessed up to the sledge.

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Trapper's hut lengthened sledging base

Record: P48/25/180

View of a two huts joined together. Wooden boxes and other debris and equipment on ground outside. Snow covered ground and mountain in background.

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Moonlight at sledging base

Record: P48/25/181

View across sea shore, with sledge and a cart, and water to a mountainous coastline. Moonlight and clouds in the sky. Pile of wood in foregound.

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Depot

Record: P48/25/182

Snow covered sldege with boxes and flags.

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Stores and equipment for Ice-cap Station

Record: P48/25/183

A man bends over a sledge on snow covered ground. Another sledge, boxes, other equipment and dogs distributed around the area beside him. A flag is flying from a flagpole.

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Top of Beresmikovbreen

Record: P48/25/184

View across a snow field and clouds in the sky. A flag on a flagpole is positioned in the snow.

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Central Ice-cap Station

Record: P48/25/185

A tent has been pitched inside a hole which has been dug out of the ice and snow. A pipe protrudes from the top of the tent. Skis, ski poles and an ice axe are placed vertically in the snow around the tent.

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Central Ice-cap Station

Record: P48/25/186

Camp scene on the snow with a tent, skis, boxes, other equipment and a semi-circular wall of snow.

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Central Ice-cap Station

Record: P48/25/187

Close up of a tent that has been pitched inside a hole dug out of the ice and snow. A pipe protrudes from the top of the tent. Skis and ski poles are placed vertically in the snow around the tent. Clothes hang on a line which has been strung up between two flag poles. A man stsnds beside a pile of boxes behind.

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Central Ice-cap Station, snow covered

Record: P48/25/188

View of an ice field with poles positioned vertically in the snow, with a laden sledge and dog team at rest in the foreground.

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Central Ice-cap Station, snow covered

Record: P48/25/189

View of an ice field with mounds of snow, snow covered poles and skis positioned vertically in the snow, and a group of dogs.

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Sledge and team on Rijpfjorden

Record: P48/25/19

Seven dogs harnessed to a sledge are pulling the sledge up a snowy slope.

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Dirt strata. Edge of Austfonna, south of Duve fjorden

Record: P48/25/190

View of a wall of ice showing dark lines towards the base.

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Descending the crevasse

Record: P48/25/191

Head and shoulders of a man in a crevasse with a roll of rope beside him.

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Descending the crevasse

Record: P48/25/192

View from below of a man abseiling down a crevasse.

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Glen examining crevasse

Record: P48/25/193

Alexander Glen sitting inside a crevasse.

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In heart of ice-cap

Record: P48/25/194

Close up of ice and icicles.

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In heart of ice-cap

Record: P48/25/195

Close up of ice and icicles.

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In heart of ice-cap

Record: P48/25/196

Close up of ice and icicles.

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In heart of ice-cap

Record: P48/25/197

Close up of ice and icicles.

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In heart of ice-cap

Record: P48/25/198

Close up of ice and icicles.

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Crevasse discovered while digging shaft

Record: P48/25/199

Close up of ice and icicles.

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Amalortok

Record: P48/25/2

Close up of the head of a dog, showing side view.

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Establishing the ice cap stations

Record: P48/25/20

Seven dogs harnessed to a sledge are pulling the sledge across snow. A man walks alongside the laden sledge. View from in front of the dogs.

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Hamilton, Wright, Keith

Record: P48/25/200

Four men in a hut seated around a table which is laden with Christmas cake, champagne bottles, chocolates and candles. Gloves and other items hang on a line above their heads. Tins and other items on shelves behind them.

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Christmas party, Croft, Hamilton, Wright, Keith

Record: P48/25/201

Five men in a hut around a table with Christmas cake, champagne bottle corks and chocolates. Whatman is standing and cutting cake. Gloves and other items hang on a line above their heads. Tins and other items on shelves behind them.

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A.B.Whatman

Record: P48/25/202

Head and shoulders portrait of Whatman sitting in the hut.

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N.A.C.Croft

Record: P48/25/203

Portrait of Croft sitting in the hut.

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Expedition members

Record: P48/25/204

Group photograph of members of the expedition, some are sitting on crates, some are standing. Building or hut in background.

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Ice cliffs on Dickson Land

Record: P48/25/205

View from shore across water to wall of ice.

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Karl Bengtssen in his hut

Record: P48/25/206

A man stands with hands on hips and smoking a pipe, beside a wooden hut that is under construction.

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Ice cliffs 5 miles south of Kapp Leigh Smith

Record: P48/25/207

View across ice and snow to a wall of snow.

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Ice cliffs on Dickson Land

Record: P48/25/208

Close up of a wall of ice.

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Glen examining crevasse

Record: P48/25/209

Alexander Glen sitting inside a crevasse.

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Klepper boats

Record: P48/25/21

View of two sledges with two groups of dogs at rest huddled together on the snow. The sledge in the foreground has a kayak loaded ontop of the other equipment.

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Erecting base camp

Record: P48/25/210

View of a rocky area, not far from shore, with piles of wood, boxes and other equipment. Three tents have been pitched on the rocky ground. Three men are beginning the construction of a wooden hut. Rowing boat at sea in background.

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Erecting base camp

Record: P48/25/211

View of a hut under construction surrounded by piles of boxes and wood and other equipment. Metal drums in the foreground. Mountain slope in background.

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Ice cliffs on Dickson Land

Record: P48/25/213

View of a wall of ice.

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Torellbukta in mid-June

Record: P48/25/214

View of a bay covered in snow. Rock formation in foreground.

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Stubendorfberget, head of Veteranen

Record: P48/25/215

Camp scene on the ice with a tent, sledge and other equipment on the ice and snow. Dogs at rest around the tent. Glacier and snow covered mountains in the background.

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Veteranen

Record: P48/25/216

View of a glacier.

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Torellbukta in mid-June

Record: P48/25/217

View looking down on a bay, with rock formation in foreground.

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Torellbukta in mid-June

Record: P48/25/218

View looking down on a bay, with snow and rock formation in foreground.

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After a blizzard

Record: P48/25/219

Snow covered tent with snow field in background.

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Returning from northern station

Record: P48/25/22

Two sledges are being pulled by two dog teams across the snow. A man is seated on each sledge. Dog team in foreground is out of focus.

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Dupliek family "at home"

Record: P48/25/220

Four dogs sitting against a wall of wood and corrugated metal.

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Dogs at base

Record: P48/25/221

Group of four adult dogs and puppies on the snow beside metal drums.

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Croft and dogs at base

Record: P48/25/222

Croft is sitting on a rock and holding a dog.

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Crooft and dogs at base

Record: P48/25/223

Croft is sitting on a rock and playing with two dogs, another dog sits on the rock beside them and a fourth dog is walking away. Ship in the sea in the background with mountainous coastline beyond.

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Dogs at bow of ship

Record: P48/25/224

Five dogs sitting on boxes and other items of equipment at the bow of the ship.

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Dogs pulling a sledge

Record: P48/25/225

View from sledge of a team of nine dogs pulling a sledge on fan trace formation over the snow and ice. Snow covered mountains in distance.

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After a blizzard

Record: P48/25/226

Group of dogs beside a snow covered sledge.

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Seal hole

Record: P48/25/227

Close up a hole in the ice above water.

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Dogs in ship with Whatman

Record: P48/25/228

Whatman sits beside a group of dogs who are sitting on tarpaulin covered boxes and other equipment on the deck of the ship.

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Sledge team

Record: P48/25/229

A man sits on a sledge that is being pulled across the ice by a team of dogs (out of focus). Snow covered mountain in background.

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Klepper boats taken to biological station

Record: P48/25/23

Close up of a kayak loaded onto a sledge. The sledge is being pulled across the snow by seven dogs.

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Frozen lake or sea

Record: P48/25/230

View from snow covered side of a mountain across snow covered frozen water. Mountains in distance.

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Expedition members

Record: P48/25/231

Group photograph of the members of the expedition and crew of the ship. Consul Saether in centre. Taken on the deck of the ship.

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Skis and flag in the snow

Record: P48/25/232

Close up of a flag on a pole and two pairs of skis and ski poles covered in snow and ice. Two more pairs slightly lower down in the snow and two flags on poles in background.

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Glacier and coastline

Record: P48/25/233

View across a stony sea shore to a glacier. Mountains in background.

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Dogs in their quarters

Record: P48/25/234

View from above of dogs in a partitioned area, (aboard ship?) one side has three dogs on wooden planks, the other part has one dog (plus another one just out of the photograph) on straw.