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Sno-cat; Tucker Sno-Cat Corporation; Circa 1954; A171.11

Sno-cat, Tucker Sno-Cat Corporation, Circa 1954, A171.11
Name/Title
Sno-cat
About this object
Sno-cat tractor-sledge nicknamed ‘Able’. Used as the personal command vehicle of Sir Vivian Fuchs when he led an expeditionary team to complete the first overland crossing of Antarctica in 1958.
Maker Role
Maker
Date Made
Circa 1954
Medium and Materials
Metals, rubber, glass, perspex
Measurements
612x231x270cm (LWH)
Subject and Association Description
Used by Vivian Fuchs in the successful Trans Antarctic Expedition 1956 - 1958 which crossed Antarctica from the Weddell Sea to Scott Base in McMurdo Sound.
Credit Line
Sno-cat, Canterbury Museum, A171.11, New Zealand
Object Type
Vehicle
Object number
A171.11

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