Sir Douglas Mawson


This is a fantastic interactive site.  A must see!
"Our virtual visit to Antarctica begins with some historical background. Visit 'In the Footsteps of Sir Douglas Mawson', an online exhibition of Mawson's life. The exhibition includes archival photos of Mawson in Antarctica as well as information about his epic sledge journey and his contribution to Australian society in other areas."



An excellent site from CAP  includes Comprehension style worksheet


Share the Journey - Mawson


Lots of information at South


Cool Antarctica - Mawson


Antarctic Connection with a link showing the Mawson Base in Antarctica with a web cam!

Also forecast


The wonderful Wikipedia on Mawson


Career Highlights


Comprehension style from their Online work sheets.

Teaching and Learning Activities

TSOF as part of a Famous Australians task from


Interview Mawson - Task.


ABC Net - in detail


Jan. 2006

Photos from 


Wayne at R-7school info
Updated Feb. 2006
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