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    Re: Amundsen at the South Pole
    From: John Huth
    Date: 2011 Dec 14, 14:56 -0500
    Maybe he was making sure it wasn't frozen or trying to keep it warm?



    On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 1:23 PM, Paul Werner <paul.werner@comhem.se> wrote:

    On top of the box is an artificial horizon not a chronometer.
    The explanation in the text is:
    "Helmer Hanssen (right) is bending over the artificial horizon, which is a tray of mercury."
    Why his is doing that - bending over the tray - I don't know.
    Paul Werner

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