Mawson memorabilia relics of a heroic age

By Rosslyn Beeby
Updated April 18 2018 - 12:09pm, first published March 9 2012 - 4:00pm

When surveyor George Dovers left Queanbeyan to join geologist Douglas Mawson's expedition to Antarctica in 1911, he was farewelled at the local railway station with speeches and a brass band playing Auld Lang Syne.

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