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Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Lost in the Mists : Leslie Russell Blake, Mawson’s Cartographer and Hero of Pozières
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'Leslie Russell Blake served on Mawson’s 1911–14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition as a cartographer and geologist. His brilliant surveying and mapping produced an accurate topographic map of Macquarie Island, an outstanding achievement despite difficult conditions. His cartographic skills earned him a Military Cross in his brief World War I career. Lost in the Mists is based on his diaries, letters and photographs, enhanced with modern illustrations and additional information, including short biographies of all AAE members.' (Publisher's blurb)


  • Dedication:

    For Patricia Margaret Selkirk A.A.M.

    and the late Donald Argyle Adamson

    who showed me Macquarie Island

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