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Photographs of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition
    Birds and penguins

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Graptolite Weliae Rookery 16.10.03

Item Summary

Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 404/784


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

Close-up view of a rookery of adeliae penguins on Graptolite Island, off the coast of Laurie Island. Some of the scientific staff camped here 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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