From the Archives, 1958: Renowned Australian explorer, Douglas Mawson, dies

First published in The Age on October 15, 1958 Antarctic Pioneer Dies in Adelaide Adelaide, Tuesday – The famous Antarctic explorer and geologist, Sir Douglas Mawson, died tonight at his home at Brighton. He was 76. Sir Douglas Mawson and expedition members cheering the raising of the Union Jack flag at Proclamation Harbour, Enderby Land, Antarctica, ca. 1930.Credit:Frank Hurley courtesy […]

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