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ASTROLABE AND ZELEE IN THE WEDDELL SEA

"We then had to use every means at our disposal. Men climbed down onto the ice to tie ropes to the floes..... those who remained on board hauled on them to move painfully forward, while others tried to push the ice aside with picks pincers and pickaxes in order to regain the open sea". Dumont d'Urville describing the problems faced by Astrolabe

  • Id: astrolabe-and-zelee_1838-b1p-015-b2p-034
  • Name: ASTROLABE AND ZELEE IN THE WEDDELL SEA
  • Media: Oil on panel
  • Size: 30"" x 20"" (76cm x 51cm)
  • Section: ANTARCTICA
  • Book 1 Page: 15
  • Book 2 Page: 34