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The home of the blizzard

being the story of the Australasian Antarctic expedition, 1911-1914

by Mawson, Douglas Sir

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Australasian Antarctic expedition, 1911-1914.,
  • Antarctica.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sir Douglas Mawson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23362741M
    OCLC/WorldCa728521

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