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Mawson's forgotten men : the 1911-1913 Antarctic diary of Charles Turnbull Harrisson / edited by Heather Rossiter
Bib ID 5300201
Format BookBook
Author
Harrisson, Charles T. (Charles Turnbull), 1866-1914
 
Description Sydney : Pier 9, 2011 
xx, 299 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports., facsims. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9781742661506
Summary

Tasmanian-born Charles Turnbull Harrisson (1867-1914) was one of the members of Douglas Mawson's legendary Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1911-14. Harrisson joined the expedition as a biologist and artist, a part of the Western Party based on Queen Mary Land and led by Frank Wild. His diary has been transcribed & edited by Heather Rossiter.

Notes

"Charles Turnbull Harrisson, 1866-1914, biologist and artist, was a member of the Western Base party of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914 led by Douglas Mawson, which sailed from Hobart, Tasmania, on 2 December 1911".

Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-293) and index.

Subjects Harrisson, Charles Turnbull, - 1866-1914 - Diaries.  |  Australasian Antarctic Expedition - (1911-1914)  |  Explorers - Antarctica - Diaries.  |  Biologists - Australia - Diaries.  |  Antarctica - Discovery and exploration.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Rossiter, Heather

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