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Frozen in history. This shot taken in the real hut’s ‘Hyde Park Corner’ shows Douglas Mawson’s teammates of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE).
Read about Mawson’s Hut replica in Hobart in the Mar/Apr 2014 issue of Australian Geographic.
Mawson’s Hut, built in the summer of 1912/13. Mawson and his team left for Antarctica in 1912 from Hobart.
Hannam and the wireless instruments at Cape Denison.
After a few minutes out in the blizzard, meteorologist, C.T. Madigan’s face quickly became encased in ice.
A temporary camp during the erection of the Main Base Hut, Cape Denison, Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914.
Return of the Night-watchman. Hodgeman pushes his way through the snow into the hut after a visit to the meteorological screen.
The AAE team, including astronomer Edward Bage who is seen here repairing his sleeping bag, had to make do with basic amenities.
Midwinter Dinner, Adelie Land, Cape Denison
One of Mawson’s huts complete. They were built by hand in the summer of 1912-13.
The main base hut in course of construction.
Two men brave harsh Antarctic conditions in the blizzard at Cape Denison, adjacent to the winter quarters.
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A group of Australian linguists are asking the public to participate in a survey to better understand Aussie slang.
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