A list created to accompany a Library Research guide compiled by the Australian National Maritime Museum Library. It marks the 100 year anniversary of Australian Antarctic research since Sir Douglas Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-14). 2011 is also 100 years since Scott's famous ill fated Antarctic expedition - the Terra Nova Expedition. See also our "Scott's last expedition" Trove List http://trove.nla.gov.au/list?id=10729 .
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A famous Australian scientist who was the senior geologist on the Terra Nova expedition
Lots more resources about Australians in Antarctica from Trove.
Our related Trove list on Sir Robert Falcon Scott's Terra Nova expedition.
Trove for Sir Douglas Mawson and the Australian Antarctic Expedition.
Browse images from the Mawson expedition at Picture Australia
From the Cool Antarctica website. A very useful page with biographical details of the crew of the Aurora and the members of the Mawson expedition. Also included are diary entries from a young able seaman aboard the Aurora called Bert Lincoln.
A search of the Australian Dictionary of Biography online reveals many entries for Australians with Antarctic affiliations such as Sir Douglas Mawson.
While the Australian Antarctic Division’s People of Antarctic History pages has biographies of influential figures in Australian Antarctic science.
An interesting post by Margaret Simpson the Mawson Sledge from the Powerhouse Collections Blog.
Objects in Australian museum collections relating to Antarctica from CAN.
Some Womens weekly articles relating to Antarctica and the activities of Australians in Antarctica
Very useful page from the Cool Antarctica website includes comparisons of vessel sizes etc and is very useful for school projects.
The open boat James Caird from the Shackleton expedition at Dulwich College.
The sloop "Ice Bird" from the Powerhouse Museum collection.
Photographic gallery of Australian Antarctic Division ships.
Hosted by the Natural History Museum this blog is made by conservators of the Antarctic Heritage Trust who live and work in Antarctica are involved in the preservation of 4 historic huts in Antarctica including those used by Shackleton and Scott.
ANARE embraces the activities in Antarctica of both government and non-government bodies and individuals, with a central focus on scientific research. The club website has postings with information about the activities of ANARE researchers including the ANARE publication Aurora journal http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/27243112 the full text of which is available through Libraries subscribing to the Informit HSS database.