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British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Gallery

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Selection of photographs from the British Arctic Air Route expedition whilst in Greenland. The object of the expedition was to investigate the possibility of a new and shorter air passage between England and Canada.

Choose from 36 pictures in our British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Rymill, Watkins, Courtauld and Chapman at Base after Courtaulds relief Featured British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Print

Rymill, Watkins, Courtauld and Chapman at Base after Courtaulds relief

Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930. John Rymill, Gino Watkins, Augustine Courtauld and Frederick Chapman, seated on a sledge. Augustine Courtauld, had remained alone at the Ice Cap Station to record meteorological conditions. He had rations and fuel to last for approximately three months, but due to terrible weather conditions it was not until he had been at the station for 150 days that a relief party was able to reach him, just as his fuel ran out

© Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge

Inuit sewing skin on kayak Featured British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Print

Inuit sewing skin on kayak

Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930. An Inuit man sits sewing seal skin onto the wooden frame of a kayak. The kayak is supported on two barrels. Two Inuit women and a small child stand watching. A seal skin tent is behind, rocky terrain and water with ice floes in the background

© Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge

Towing moth with outboard motor Featured British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Print

Towing moth with outboard motor

Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930. A wooden dinghy with an outboard motor and two men standing in it tows a small wooden rowing boat with two men sitting in it and a De Havilland Moth sea bi-plane. A man stands on one of the seaplane's floats. Ice floes and hilly shoreline in the background

© Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge