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Racing with Death: Douglas Mawson - Antarctic Explorer

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  • Racing with Death: Douglas Mawson - Antarctic Explorer (Bloomsbury Publishing PLC) – Trade paperback (2008)
    by Beau Riffenburgh

    Racing with Death: Douglas Mawson - Antarctic Explorer

    Trade paperback, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    2008
    Airside, waterside & Ireland ed.
    320 pages

    ISBN: 0747596042
    ISBN-13: 9780747596042

    The early twentieth century was the 'heroic age' of Antarctic exploration - a time when adventurers such as Scott and Shackleton were national icons. But, while these two are world famous to this day, Australian Douglas Mawson is not. Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition, undertaken in 1911 after he had been a key member of Shackleton's Nimrod expedition, was described Dr Edmund Hillary as "the greatest survival story in the history of exploration". Mawson's expedition, undertaken on a small whaling ship called Aurora ... Show more

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