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The Official Film of the Mawson Antarctic Expedition (c.1916)

Home of the Blizzard documents part of the treacherous 600-mile 1911–1914 expedition to the Magnetic South Pole led by Sir Douglas Mawson.

Length: 67 minutes 28 seconds

Alternative title: Home of the Blizzard, Life in the Antarctic

Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy full frame)

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National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 6465

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