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Two crab-eater seals on the ice, Weddell Sea
Shackleton's Trans-Antarctic Expedition
Antarctic Exploration: Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition - Weddell Sea party
Two crab-eater seals lying on the ice. Scars can be seen on the side of the furthest seal, possibly from killer whales. Both seals were later killed and added to the stock of fresh meat for the men and dogs.
circa February 1915
Hurley, James Francis
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Gelatine dry plate
Overall: 84 mm x 108 mm
Two crab-eater seals on the ice, Weddell Sea (P17)
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