Douglas Mawson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Douglas Mawson

Australian geologist, Antarctic explorer and academic

Date of Birth: 05-May-1882

Place of Birth: Bradford, England, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 14-Oct-1958

Profession: geologist, explorer

Nationality: United Kingdom, Australia

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Douglas Mawson

  • Sir Douglas Mawson OBE FRS FAA (5 May 1882 – 14 October 1958) was an Australian geologist, Antarctic explorer, and academic.
  • Along with Roald Amundsen, Robert Falcon Scott, and Sir Ernest Shackleton, he was a key expedition leader during the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.
  • The Mawson Station in the Australian Antarctic Territory is named in his honour.

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