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Summit of west [Stewart] Cairn FS 310 Moraine, Pirie, Brown, Willie, 16.10.03

Item Summary

Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 404/684


16 October 1903

Extent and medium of the unit of description


stereo glass-plate negative

Name of creator

Bruce | William Speirs | 1867-1921 | polar explorer and oceanographer

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

John Hunter Harvey Pirie, Robert Neal Rudmose Brown, William Cuthbertson with several dogs, posing at a cairn adorned with a stick and a flag, built while waiting to see if the fog would lift enough to cross into new country for topographic surveying, during a research and mapping sledging expedition from the SY Scotia which was beset for winter at Scotia Bay (Laurie Island, South Orkney Islands).




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