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Antarctic research expeditioner William Harvey with sled dogs
This is a black-and-white photograph of expeditioner William (Bill) Harvey holding two sled dog pups in Antarctica. William (Bill) Harvey was one of 10 men who spent the first winter at Mawson Station in 1955, having arrived to set up the base in February 1954.
Emperor Penguin rookery at Mt Taylor, Antarctica – field trip report from Western Coastal Journey
A report on the emperor penguin rookery at Mt Taylor which includes the observation that 'abandoned eggs', found together in a small area, may be due to 'sudden fright from a fall of ice from the glacier'.