Mawsons Awesome Adventure
by Ella and Lucy
Was he prepared
He was very ill prepared because he didn’t bring enough food so he and his companions went to heaven.
He brought with him 17 expeditioners 50 sheep and a load of coal.
Bellgrave Ninnis was one of the explorers who acominied Douglas Mawson on there voyage to Antarctica.
Douglas Mawson led the expeditioners to and in Antarctica. He built Mawsons Hut and stayed in it and luckily it still stands to this day.
Xavier Mertz was also one of the lucky men who got to go to Antarctica to explore.
But things did not go to well
Unfortunately this adventure did not go well for him because he did not pack enough food and his companions and himself had to eat the dog liver, his companions Alistair Mackay and Edgeworth David died but Douglas Mawson lived until 1956.
However explorer showed leadership qualities of team work to overcome the difficulties of the expedition .
He will be remembered as someone who had great leadership with his companions.