Geological specimen

One of six geological specimens brought back from the Franklin Search expedition led by Captain Horatio Austin by Richard Vesey Hamilton (1829-1912) who was mate of 'Assistance'. The specimen has a paper label: 'My farthest Lat 76.16 N long 105.70 North of Melville Island RDA.'

Object Details

ID: AAA3974.2
Type: Geological specimen
Display location: Display - Polar Worlds Gallery
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 12 mm x 40 mm x 40 mm
Parts: Geological specimens

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