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  • Other Name

    Astro Compass MkII used by Hillary on 1957-58 Antarctic Expedition (title)

  • Description

    astro compass Mk II; set on leading tractor in Hillary's journey from Scott Base to South Pole in 1958; first New Zealand Antarctic expedition.

  • Place
  • Associated Place
  • Accession Number
  • Accession Date
  • Other Id

    col.2066 (colonial)

    36458 (ethnology)

  • Department

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