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Photographs of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition
    Gentoo Penguins, Jackass Penguins, Ringed Penguins

Glasgow University Archive Services

28.04.03, gentoos etc giving quick march

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Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 404/81 2

Date(s)

28 April 1903

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

Approximately 30 gentoo penguins running across the ice near Scotia Bay (Laurie island, South Orkney Islands), with the tip of Ailsa Craig in the background. These are probably some of the 100 penguins later killed for food.

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