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Aviation at Mawson Station

Title: Aviation at Mawson Station
Date: 1960
Content creator: Unknown

Planes were an important aid to exploration and science. In 1960 the RAAF shipped a twin-engine DC3 Dakota and single-engine Beaver aircraft to Mawson Station to replace the two Beavers destroyed by blizzard in 1959. These two planes suffered the same fate later that year.

Keywords: Antarctica, expedition, transport, Antarctic
Record creator: Australian Antarctic Division
Reference: P2731, 1224612
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Australian Antarctic Division

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