biographical name Sir Douglas 1882-1958 Australian polar explorer

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  • Mawson — Sir Douglas Mawson (* 5. Mai 1882 in Bradford, Yorkshire; † 14. Oktober 1958 in Brighton, Adelaide, South Australia) war ein australischer Antarktisforscher, der die erste australische Antarktisexpedition von 1911 bis 1914 leitete. Portrait, 1914 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mawson — I. /ˈmɔsən/ (say mawsuhn) noun Sir Douglas, 1882–1958, Australian explorer, geologist and scientist, born in England; led the Australian Antarctic expedition of 1911–14, and two further cruises to Antarctica between 1929 and 1931. Douglas Mawson… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Mawson — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Mawson peut faire référence à : Douglas Mawson, un géologue australien, explorateur de l Antarctique (1882 1958); Nommés d après lui le pic Mawson,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mawson — Recorded in several forms including Maud, Maude, Mawd, and the patronymics Maudson and Mawson, this is an English medieval surname. It is a metronymic form of the female given name Maw , itself having four possible origins. Firstly, Maw may have… …   Surnames reference

  • Mawson — /maw seuhn/, n. Sir Douglas, 1882 1958, Australian antarctic explorer, born in England. * * * …   Universalium

  • Mawson — /maw seuhn/, n. Sir Douglas, 1882 1958, Australian antarctic explorer, born in England …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mawson Lakes, South Australia — Mawson Lakes Adelaide, South Australia Entrance to the Cascade Population …   Wikipedia

  • Mawson, Australian Capital Territory — Mawson. Canberra., act. Population: 2,861 (2006 census) …   Wikipedia

  • Mawson’s Huts — Mawson Huts (um 1912) Mawson Huts (2006) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mawson (disambiguation) — Mawson primarily refers to Douglas Mawson. It also refers to his namesakes and other people, places and things. Mawson Station an Antarctic base named after Douglas Mawson. Mawson Sea an Antarctic sea named after Douglas Mawson. Mawson Coast… …   Wikipedia

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