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Australians land at the beach-head at Heard Island, Antarctica, 1948 [picture] / D. Eastman
Bib ID 3765723
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Eastman, David, photographer
 
Online Versions
Description 1948 
1 photograph : b&w ; 15.3 x 20.5 cm., on mount 21.0 x 25.4 cm. 
Series

Antarctica, Heard Island.

Summary

The Naval vessel LST 3501, was at Heard Island for two months, where it established a scientific base for the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition. Fourteen Australian scienctists remained at Heard Island for twelve months.

Notes

Title from label on verso.

Part of collection: Antarctica, Heard Island.

Condition: Glued on cardboard mount.

"L10024"--From label on mount.

"Most of the stores were landed direct from the LST"--From label on verso.

Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http:/­/­nla.gov.au/­nla.pic-vn3765723

Subjects Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, - (1947-1948) - Photographs.  |  Heard Island (Heard and McDonald Islands) - Discovery and exploration - Photographs.  |  Antarctica - Discovery and exploration - Australian - Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Australian News and Information Bureau

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