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By Eleanor Jacka,Fred Jacka

Sir Douglas Mawson, Australia's maximum Antarctic explorer, made 4 journeys to the Antarctic: in 1907-09 with Shackleton's British Antarctic excursion; in 1911-14, having declined to hitch Scott's ill-fated Antarctic trip, as chief of the Australasian Antarctic excursion; and two times among 1929 and 1931 as chief of the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic study excursion (BANZARE).

Mawson's Antarctic Diaries brings jointly for the 1st time all his descriptive writings whereas within the Antarctic.

An uncensored checklist of occasions, they exhibit Mawson's innermost suggestions every now and then of significant rigidity and clash on send and on shore, via fulfillment and failure, pleasure and tragedy.

This publication contains a few of Frank Hurley's most famed Antarctic images, in addition to a few no longer reproduced before.

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