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The Home of the Blizzard Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

By Sir Douglas Mawson
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  • THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARD:
  • BEING THE STORY OF THE AUSTRALASIAN ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION, 1911-1914; By Sir Douglas Mawson, D.Sc., B.E. ILLUSTRATED IN COLOUR AND BLACK AND WHITE ALSO WITH MAPS WITH 260 FULL-PAGE AND SMALLER ILLUSTRATIONS BY DR. E. A. WILSON AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE EXPEDITION, PHOTOGRAVURE FRONTISPIECES, 12 PLATES IN FACSIMILE FROM DR. WILSON'S SKETCHES, PANORAMAS AND MAPS TO THOSE WHO MADE IT POSSIBLE: THE SUBSCRIBERS AND CO-OPERATORS TO THOSE WHO MADE IT A SUCCESS: MY COMRADES AND TO THOSE WHO WAITED
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS ILLUSTRATIONS
  • AUTHOR'S PREFACE
  • FOREWORD
  • INTRODUCTION
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
    • Sir Douglas Mawson (Photogravure)
  • COLOUR PLATES
    • Virgin solitudes
  • CHAPTER I THE PROBLEM AND PREPARATIONS
  • CHAPTER II THE LAST DAYS AT HOBART AND THE VOYAGE TO MACQUARIE ISLAND
  • CHAPTER III FROM MACQUARIE ISLAND TO ADELIE LAND
  • CHAPTER IV NEW LANDS
  • CHAPTER V FIRST DAYS IN ADELIE LAND
  • CHAPTER VI AUTUMN PROSPECTS
  • CHAPTER VII THE BLIZZARD
  • CHAPTER VIII DOMESTIC LIFE
  • CHAPTER IX MIDWINTER AND ITS WORK;
  • CHAPTER X THE PREPARATION OF SLEDGING EQUIPMENT
  • Section through a Nansen Sledging Cooker mounted on the primus
  • CHAPTER XI SPRING EXPLOITS
  • CHAPTER XII ACROSS KING GEORGE V LAND
  • CHAPTER XIII TOIL AND TRIBULATION
  • CHAPTER XIV THE QUEST OF THE SOUTH MAGNETIC POLE
    • Dr. R. BAGE
  • CHAPTER XV EASTWARD OVER THE SEA-ICE
  • CHAPTER XVI HORN BLUFF AND PENGUIN POINT
  • CHAPTER XVII WITH STILLWELL'S AND BICKERTON'S PARTIES
  • CHAPTER XVIII THE SHIP'S STORY
  • CHAPTER XIX THE WESTERN BASE—ESTABLISHMENT AND EARLY ADVENTURES
  • CHAPTER XX THE WESTERN BASE—WINTER AND SPRING
  • CHAPTER XXI THE WESTERN BASE—BLOCKED ON THE SHELF-ICE
  • CHAPTER XXII THE WESTERN BASE—LINKING UP WITH KAISER WILHELM II LAND
  • CHAPTER XXIII A SECOND WINTER
  • CHAPTER XXIV NEARING THE END
  • CHAPTER XXV LIFE ON MACQUARIE ISLAND
  • CHAPTER XXVI A LAND OF STORM AND MIST
  • CHAPTER XXVII THROUGH ANOTHER YEAR
  • CHAPTER XXVIII THE HOMEWARD CRUISE
  • APPENDIX I
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
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