The “Heroic Age” of Antarctic Exploration

Arachne | | Saturday, December 10th, 2011


The "Heroic Age" is best defined by the race to the South Pole. While they were not by any means the only adventurers/explorers during the period; four names shine brightly — Douglas Mawson; Robert Scott; Ernest Shackleton and Roald Amundsen. Their stories are told here.

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George Hubert Wilkins – an unsung hero of Antarctic Exploration

An account of the exploits of George Hubert Wilkins -Australian Polar explorer as well as naturalist, geographer, climatologist, aviator, author, war correspondent, balloonist, submariner and navigator. Yet he is relatively unknown in his own country. Why?   Download

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