Mawsons Awesome Adventure

by Ella and Lucy

Did you know

Douglas Mawson was an Antarctic explorer from the Australia.



He led expeditions in 1920 to 1930 and 1930 to 1931.



His ship was called The Aurora Australis. The Aurora Australis was Australia’s Antarctic research and resupply flagship.

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.

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.

But They did well

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.