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The Amazing Story of Douglas Mawson's 300 Mile Antarctic Trek-FreePackage.tk 2 weeks ago

 
 
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On a brutal Antarctic day in January 1913, without food, dogs, transport or companionship, starving, covered in open sores and with the soles of his feet attached to his body with only tape, 30-year-old Australian geologist and explorer Douglas Mawson’s only remaining motivation for soldiering on was to leave his diary in a place where searchers might eventually find it.

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http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/01/125-mawson-trek/roberts-text
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-25682462
http://www.antarctica.gov.au/about-antarctica/history/people/douglas-mawson
http://www.south-pole.com/p0000099.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Mawson

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