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

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28.4.03, gentoos sit discussing situation, Scotia

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Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 404/815

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

Flock of gentoo penguins standing on the ice near Scotia Bay (Laurie island, South Orkney Islands). These are part of the northerly migration of thousands of penguins witnessed by the crew while wintering in the area.

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