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861365
  • Title
    Arthur Scholes, Australian Antarctic expedition to Heard Island, 1947-1949
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1947-1949
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    861365
  • Physical Description
    30 photographic prints
    45 slides
    2 film reels
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    William Arthur Scholes and 13 other men manned the first Antarctic weather station at Heard Island, 2500 miles south-west of Perth from 1947-1949. He was also a member of Discovery II expedition to Shackleton Ice Shelf in 1950-1951. He went to the UK and lectured to the Royal Geographical Society and Scott Polar Research Institute and became a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society in 1951.

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    Notes with photographs
  • Scope and Content
    SERIES 01
    Arthur Scholes, photographs of the Australian Antarctic expedition to Heard Island, 1947-1949

    SERIES 02
    Arthur Scholes, slides of the Australian Antarctic expedition to Heard Island, 1947-1949

    SERIES 03
    Antarctic adventure 1948 (Australian diary no. 15) ; Antarctica 1947-1948 [motion pictures]
  • Source
    Presented by William Arthur Scholes, 1977 Pic.Acc.4012
  • Published Information
    Fourteen men : story of the Australian Antarctic expedition to Heard Island / by Arthur Scholes.
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