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Moving the Ahnighito meteorite toward The Hope, Greenland, 1896

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Moving the Ahnighito meteorite toward The Hope, Greenland, 1896

1896

Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 (photographer)

Film negatives

8 x 10

The Ahnighito meteorite is currently on exhibit in the Arthur Ross Hall of Meteorites (2019). It was collected on the Peary Expedition to Greenland (1897) This 1896 attempt resulted in moving the meteorite to the coast, but failed at making it to the ship.

Greenland

Meteorites

Field photographs

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Expedition documentation

Ahnighito (Meteorite)

AMNH Library authority record:
Peary Arctic Expedition (1896)

AMNH Library authority record: Ahnighito (Meteorite)

Information on rights available at the repository.

Peary Arctic Expedition (1896)

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Citation

Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 (photographer), “Moving the Ahnighito meteorite toward The Hope, Greenland, 1896,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed July 19, 2019, http://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/90690.