The Home of The Blizzard

Excerpt from The Home of the Blizzard: Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914 About the year 1840 a wave Of scientific enthusiasm resulted in the dispatch Of three national expeditions by France, the United States, and Great Britain; part at least of whose programmes was Antarctic exploration.

Sir Douglas Mawson

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Excerpt from The Home of the Blizzard: Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914 About the year 1840 a wave Of scientific enthusiasm resulted in the dispatch Of three national expeditions by France, the United States, and Great Britain; part at least of whose programmes was Antarctic exploration. Russia had previously sent out an expedition which had made notable discoveries.

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