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    DescriptionDouglas Mawson, born in 1882 and knighted in 1914, was Australia's greatest Antarctic explorer. On 2 December 1911, he led an expedition from Hobart to explore the virgin frozen coastline below, 2000 miles of which had never felt the tread of a human foot. After setting up Main Base at Cape Denision and Western Base on Queen Mary Land, he headed east on an extraordinary sledging trek with his companions, Belgrave Ninnis and Dr Xavier Mertz. After tragedy struck, Mawson found himself all alone, 160 miles from safety, with next to no food. Peter FitzSimons tells the staggering tale of Mawson's survival, despite all the odds, arriving back just in time to see his rescue ship disappearing over the horizon. He masterfully interweaves the stories of the other giants from the Heroic Age of Polar Exploration ? Scott of the Antarctic, Sir Ernest Shackleton and Roald Amundsen ? to bring the jaw-dropping events of this bygone era dazzlingly back to life.


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    Title
    Mawson
    Subtitle
    And the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackelton and Amundsen
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter Fitzsimons, Read by Paul English
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 175 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 46 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781743170304
    ISBN 10: 1743170300
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC subject category V2: BGHA
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    BIC subject category V2: BGA, RGR
    B&T General Subject: 170
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Abridged Dewey: 920
    LC classification: D
    BISAC V2.8: BIO023000
    Ingram Subject Code: JA
    BISAC V2.8: BIO006000
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Library ed.
    Publisher
    Bolinda Publishing
    Imprint name
    Bolinda Publishing
    Publication date
    18 February 2013