Photograph 7450109
More than 25 per cent of the personnel manning Australia's four Antarctic bases at Macquarie Island, Mawson, Davis and Wilkes this year were born in the UK or Europe. One - Englishman Michael Taylor - is making his third trip to the Antarctic, this time as an Officer-In-Charge at Macquarie. All together, the four parties include people born in Australia, Britain, Czechoslovakia, Norway, Yugoslavia, France, Holland and Russia. 24 year-old John Humble is a physicist based at Mawson on the desolate coastline of MacRobertson land TITLE:

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A12111, 1/1960/16/206
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