Sunday, January 4, 2009
Preserving and Looking for Mawson Artifacts
Here is an article about the current mission to search for the plane Sir Douglas Mawson brought to the Antarctic and preserve the other known artifacts he left behind. This article talks about radar finding a mass under the ice that might prove to be the airplane. They are also working on preserving the artifacts from the historic Mawson hut, which has a humid environment that can cause the artifacts to deteriorate faster.