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Victoria University Antarctic Research Expedition Science and Logistics Reports 1970-71: VUWAE 15

Field Gear

Field Gear

Many items necessary for Antarctic field work were already available in the VUWAE Antarctic store. This included sleeping bags, wind-proof clothing, Mead tents, commanda radios and kitchen utensils. New purchases such as kitchen boxes, kitchen utensils, spare primus parts, small first aid kits and sponge rubber mattresses etc., were made. Antarctic Division provided additional gear such as heavy down clothing, heavy gloves, rope, crevasse ladders, large radios, polar tents, manhauling harnesses, toboggans and sledges.