Northrop Gamma Polar Star Texaco Logo

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On November 23, 1935, explorer Lincoln Ellsworth, with pilot Herbert Hollick-Kenyon, took off in the Northrop Gamma Polar Star from Dundee Island in the Weddell Sea and headed across Antarctica. By December 5, 1935, Lincoln and Herbert became the first men to visit western Antarctica. Highlighted in this image is a Texaco logo. The logo has a white circle with a large red star. Inside the star is the letter T, which is painted in green.

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02/02/2018 6:29

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Mark Avino

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A19360042000-NASM2018-10086

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Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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Smithsonian Institution

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