- Sir Douglas,1882–1958, Australian antarctic explorer, born in England.
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A contemporary, and colleague of Ernest Shackleton and Captain Scott, Mawson was even tougher.Six Greatest Acts of Human Endurance
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From these we have Mawson and Malleson, the former also belonging to Maud.The Romance of Names
In the big storm Captain Mawson might have made a mistake in his reckoning.Tom Swift and His Giant Telescope
The installation belonged to Dr. Mawson's Antarctic expedition.The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2
Mawson, imperturbable, bony-faced, was about as good company as a gryphon!
She did not open it, for she did not wish Mawson to see within.
- Sir Douglas. 1882–1958, Australian Antarctic explorer, born in England
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