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COLBECK, William

Collection | Ref # Manuscripts Department Ms 151 | Held by Canterbury Museum


COLBECK, William



Colbeck was a Merchant Navy officer who served as magnetic observer on the 'Southern Cross', used in Borchgrevink's Antarctic expedition of 1898-1900. He wintered over in Victoria Land in 1899, and took part in the southing record set by Borchgrevink in 1900. read more …

Dates covered:

1900 - 1906
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