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History today remembers English-born Douglas Mawson as one of the most popular explorers of Antarctic who lived most of his life in Australia. Here you can learn more about his life and the way he explored Antarctica.
History of the exploration of Antartica cannot be fully said without mentioning the expoits of the Welsh Australian geologist Sir Edgeworth David who had close ties with many famous explorers of his time and has personally led several missions on the frozen continent.
During his life British naval officer and explorer John Ross visited both Arctic and South Pole, but his biggest claim to fame arrived during the years when he tried to find the route through Northwestern Passage.