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See: Eskimos of Northwest Alaska in the Early Nineteenth Century, J.R Bockstoce, 1977, page; 72 and 73 for another very similar pickaxe from the Beechey Collection, museum no. A.M 660 length, 63cm / length of blade, 34cm
According to the 1836 Ashmolean Museum catalogue, collected at the N.W extremity of Alaska (fig. 49)