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Image: Snow knife with serrated edge, used by MacMillan

Snow knife with serrated edge, used by MacMillan
tool

17 1/2 x 2 x 3/4 in. (44 x 5 x 2 cm)


Object Type: tool
Creation Places:
Credit Line: Gift of Donald and Miriam MacMillan
Accession Number: 1966.83
A snow knife was used to cut snow blocks and build a snow house in as little as an hour. The wooden handle is wrapped with cloth adhesive tape, resembling first-aid tape. Peary supplied each of his assistants with one of these for the North Pole trip.

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