Latest Douglas Mawson Stories
Two ships that had been stranded in a sea of ice in the Southern Ocean, one since Christmas Eve, have broken free. A change in wind direction caused a shift in the ice drift, opening up an escape route for the ships.
One hundred years ago, two teams of explorers raced to be the first to reach the South Pole.
An expedition to Antarctica has uncovered what they believe to be the remains of the first airplane brought to the continent.
- Growing in low tufty patches.