Mawson's Huts: The Birthplace of Australia's Antarctic Heritage

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This is a beautifully written and illustrated history of Mawson's Huts, the unique buildings used as the base for one of the most significant expeditions in Antarctic history. The Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) of 1911-1914, led by the young Australian geologist Dr Douglas Mawson, who was later knighted for his efforts, was not only one of the last great voyages of the Heroic Era, it was by far the most successful of its time in scientific terms. The results of the AAE's investigations were still being published 30 ...

Mawson's Huts: The Birthplace of Australia's Antarctic Heritage 2008, Allen & Unwin Australia, Sydney

ISBN-13: 9781741754360

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