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The NFSA launches an online Antarctic adventure game using historic Antarctic footage from our collection.

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Phillip Law (1912–2010) was born in Tallangatta, Victoria.

He showed early academic ability and, at the age of 16, became a teacher.

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Mumble (voiced by Elijah Wood) has been expelled from the colony. His dancing upsets the elders, but he finds that Adelie penguins have a much more open attitude.

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After a long winter, Memphis (voiced by Hugh Jackman) prays for the return of the sun. As the thaw begins, the Emperor penguin eggs hatch all over the colony – except for Memphis’s egg.

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Xavier Mertz (seated) and Belgrave Ninnis (?) on the ‘Aurora’, mid-1911. ‘The Mawson Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911–1913, Version 2’ 

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Timber wharf at Queen’s Pier, Hobart, 1911. ‘The Mawson Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911–1913, Version 2’

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The ‘Aurora’ being loaded at a gravel wharf, possibly London, 1911. 'The Mawson Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911–1913, Version 2’.

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Fig. 11: Macquarie Island, 1911 or 1912? ‘The Mawson Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911–1913, Version 2’ NFSA: 1356

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The ‘Aurora’ making her way down the Derwent River. The shot was taken by a cameraman on board a vessel in the chase flotilla, Hobart, 2 December 1911. ‘Home of the Blizzard’ (1911–1916)