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Mawson : life and death in Antarctica

Author: Tim Jarvis
Publisher: Carlton, Vic. : Miegunyah Press, 2008.
Series: Miegunyah Press series., 2nd ser. ;, no. 100.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English
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"This book recounts the Antarctic journey undertaken by Tim Jarvis and his colleague Evgeny 'John' Stoukalo. Jarvis set out to renact the journey of survival travelled by Douglas Mawson and Xavier Mertz on the Far Eastern Sledging Party of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1912, after they had lost the third member of their party, Belgrave Ninnis, in a crevasse fall."--Provided by publisher.
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Named Person: Douglas Mawson; Tim Jarvis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Jarvis
ISBN: 9780522854862 0522854869
OCLC Number: 271341374
Notes: "... number one hundred in the second numbereds eries of the Miegunyah volumes"--T.p. verso.
Description: 239 p. : col. ill., map ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Miegunyah Press series., 2nd ser. ;, no. 100.
Responsibility: Tim Jarvis.

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Offers an account of the author's attempt to retrace Sir Douglas Mawson's infamous polar journey of 1912-13. Battling isolation, and close to starvation, the aimed to complete the journey across the  Read more...

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