[Exhibition Review] Traversing Antarctica: The Australian experience
One hundred years ago Douglas Mawson and the men of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition set sail from Hobart for Antarctica. They landed at Commonwealth Bay on 8 January 1911, establishing not merely a base, but making the first specifically Australian place upon the ice. Despite earlier Australian encounters with the region, this act of settlement is being marked as the beginning of a century of a deep and sustained connection with the Antarctic. Engaging directly with these centennial...[Show more]
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