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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,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed April 21, 2019, http://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/items/show/90690.

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Moving the Ahnighito meteorite toward The Hope, Greenland, 1896

1896

Film negatives

8 x 10

Greenland

AMNH Library authority record:
Peary Arctic Expedition (1896)

AMNH Library authority record: Ahnighito (Meteorite)

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.

American Museum of Natural History Library

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

Unknown

1962

Photographic Collection

American Museum of Natural History