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Mawson, Sir Douglaslocked

(1882–1958)
  • A. G. Price
  • , revised by Mark Pottle

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Mawson, Sir Douglas (1882–1958), scientist and explorer in Antarctica, was born at Shipley, near Bradford in Yorkshire, on 5 May 1882, the son of Robert Ellis Mawson, who came from sturdy yeoman stock, and his wife, Margaret Ann Moore, of the Isle of Man...

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