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MacMillan [Ross Marvin] taking observation
Greenland image

4 x 3 1/4 x 1/4 in. (10 x 8 x 1 cm)

Donald Baxter MacMillan (Provincetown Mass., 11/10/1874 - 9/7/1970)

Object Type: image
Creation Places: North America, Greenland, Northwest Greenland
Medium and Support: silver gelatin on glass
Credit Line: Gift of Donald and Miriam MacMillan
Accession Number: 3000.32.1844_
Although marked "self" by MacMillan, Peary's book identified this as Ross Marvin taking a sextant observation behind a snow shelter, using an artificial horizon. HIs position calculation ws 85 degrees 48 minutes north latitude.

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