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Photographs of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition
    Adeliae penguins, Emperor penguins

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Emp Penguin, 21.3.04

Item Summary

Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 404/802

Date(s)

21 March 1904

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

stereo glass-plate negative

Name of creator

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

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Emperor penguin in a custom made pen on the deck of the SY Scotia. Two emperor penguins were captured a mile from the ship on 09 March 1904 on the frozen Weddell Sea off Coatsland (74° 01'S 22° 00'W), while the SY Scotia was beset in ice from 07 March 1904-12 March 1904.

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