Australia's Antarctic Expedition - Douglas Mawson
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The Romantic Period

This presentation was prepared in order to introduce The Romantic Period in England for undergraduate students who want to become an English Teacher.
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Chantel McEntee's curator insight, October 22, 2013 7:23 AM

Great introduction of the Romantic Period, very informative.

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The route taken by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, showing the Mertz and Ninnis glaciers. Click to view in higher resolution. 201201191430002963600
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A Map of the Polar Expedition and where Mawson travelled

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Replicas of Mawson's Antarctic hut under construction - Yahoo!7 News

Replicas of Mawson's Antarctic hut under construction - Yahoo!7 News | Australia's Antarctic Expedition - Douglas Mawson | Scoop.it
Replicas of Mawson's Antarctic hut under construction
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The Mawson's huts at Cape Denison were built in 1912 by Australian explorer Sir Douglas Mawson and became home to 18 expeditioners. Now a full scale replica is being built in Hobart.
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Hanna Hughes's comment, September 4, 2013 11:31 PM
Replicas of Mawson's Antarctic Huts to be built and put on the foreshore in Hobart for tourism.
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Sir Douglas Mawson (1882–1958) — Australian Antarctic Division

Sir Douglas Mawson (1882–1958) — Australian Antarctic Division | Australia's Antarctic Expedition - Douglas Mawson | Scoop.it
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Hanna Hughes's comment, September 4, 2013 11:39 PM
A governement biograph of Douglas Mawson including childhood, education, work, his expedition but also his commendments and research in later life
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Sir Douglas Mawson, the unsung hero of Antarctica, gets his due at last

Sir Douglas Mawson, the unsung hero of Antarctica, gets his due at last | Australia's Antarctic Expedition - Douglas Mawson | Scoop.it
A biography of Sir Douglas Mawson tells how he survived perils worthy of a Hollywood epic

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Hanna Hughes's comment, September 4, 2013 11:37 PM
Mawson finally gets internationally recognised after living on the shadow of other explorers' stories such as Ernest Shackleton
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25 Stories Of Survival That Defy The Odds

Tweet this video! - http://clicktotweet.com/06ASY Sometimes, you will hear some against-all-odds survival stories that are so heart wrenching you would wonde...
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Hanna Hughes's comment, September 4, 2013 11:33 PM
Video of Survival Stories including Douglas Mawson's. This shows the intense level of struggle he faced
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Explorer Douglas Mawson Was A Mild Man But Hard To Kill | Stories of Survival And Heroism

Explorer Douglas Mawson Was A Mild Man But Hard To Kill | Stories of Survival And Heroism | Australia's Antarctic Expedition - Douglas Mawson | Scoop.it
Douglas Mawson was this mild-mannered person who turned into someone incredibly hard to kill, says veteran Antarctic guide Dave Hahn.
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Hanna Hughes's comment, August 21, 2013 11:15 PM
A brief description of Mawson and his journey as well as him pictured on the Australian $100 dollar bill
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The Solitary Reaper by William Wordsworth - Poetry Reading

The Solitary Reaper - A poem by William Wordsworth. About the poem - "The Solitary Reaper" is a ballad by English Romantic poet William Wordsworth, and one o...
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Polar Pioneers - Wall Street Journal

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Polar Pioneers
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Australia's Liberal-National coalition is evoking the adventurous spirit of pioneers like Douglas Mawson. Pictured, a member of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition in 1911, led by Douglas Mawson.
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Pictures of Douglas Mawson and Other Polar Pioneers

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Hanna Hughes's comment, September 4, 2013 11:48 PM
This Article talks about actions by the Government taking inspiration for Mawson as well as some photos of Mawson in Antarctica
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Home page — Home of the Blizzard

Home page — Home of the Blizzard | Australia's Antarctic Expedition - Douglas Mawson | Scoop.it
Known to be one of the windiest regions in the world, Cape Denison and the iconic Mawson’s Huts are located in the Southern Ocean, about 4000km south of mainland Australia. The home of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911–1914.
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Hanna Hughes's comment, September 4, 2013 11:34 PM
The official Government website of the Australian Antarctic Expedition and Douglas Mawson
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Douglas Mawson: Psychology of a Survivor

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Hanna Hughes's comment, September 4, 2013 11:38 PM
An incredibly detailed account of the inner thoughts and Psycology of Douglas Mawson about his experiences
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The story of Douglas Mawson and the Psycology and thoughts behind him
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Mawson's Antarctic Trek: The Greatest Survival Story - Photo Gallery - Pictures, More From National Geographic Magazine

His companions died. Food was nearly gone. And Douglas Mawson still had 95 polar miles to go.

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Hanna Hughes's comment, August 21, 2013 11:13 PM
This source includes a detailed account of the story as well as a picture of Mawson's improvised shoes that he crafted out of wood.
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National Geographic Live! - Alone on the Ice: The Best Survival Story You've Never Heard

Hear the gripping account of Australian Douglas Mawson's 95-mile trek across Antarctic ice battling hunger, dire circumstances, and deadly crevasses, as told...
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Hanna Hughes's comment, September 4, 2013 11:49 PM
The story and struggles of Douglas Mawson told through and insightful video