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Author Harrisson, Charles T. (Charles Turnbull), 1866-1914

Title Mawson's forgotten men : the 1911-1913 Antarctic diary of Charles Turnbull Harrisson / edited by Heather Rossiter
Published Sydney : Pier 9, 2011


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  919.8904 Har/Mfm  AVAILABLE
 MELB  919.8904 Har/Mfm  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 299 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits, facsimiles ; 25 cm
Contents 1911 -- The Departure -- Macquarie Island -- To the South -- Into the Ice -- 1912 -- The Main Base, Cape Denison -- Searching for a second landing place -- The Western base -- Sledging preparations begin -- First sledging journey -- Preparing for the winter -- Second sledging journey -- Third sledging journey -- Winter sports -- Fourth sledging journey -- Fifth sledging journey -- Sixth sledging journey -- Seventh sledging journey -- A Sledge lost -- 1913 --The final weeks
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"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-293) and index
Subject Harrisson, Charles Turnbull, 1866-1914 -- Diaries.
Harrisson, Charles Turnbull, 1866-1914.
Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-1914)
Australasian Antarctic Expedition
Biologists -- Australia -- Diaries.
Explorers -- Antarctica -- Diaries.
Explorers -- Antarctica -- Diaries.
Antarctic Regions -- Discovery and exploration.
Genre/Form Diaries.
Author Rossiter, Heather.
ISBN 9781742661506 (paperback)