Title Details

HNL 1440 : Mawson Expedition to the Antarctic 1911 - 14

An account of Australia's first expedition to the Antarctic continent.
Year : 1961 | Total Duration : 9 Minutes | Producer : Frank Bagnall
Base camp in Antarctic expedition, man digging in snow with pick, snow storm, securing tent in wind, men checking weather station in strong winds at top of snow covered peak, snow blowing across base camp. Men with husky dogs and sleds across snow. Dogs being whipped and sled falling over. Setting up camp with tents. Same footage on HNL 1439 - better quality on other tape.
Access No. 42394 | 4 mins 10 secs | 1910s | Antarctica | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |