Tales of a Twentieth-Century Explorer

Madigan’s Career at a Glance DrCecil Thomas Madigan (1889-1947) studied and later taught Geology at theUniversity of Adelaide. His thirst for exploration started in the Antarctic,working with the famous Sir Douglas Mawson. Madigan survived two polar wintersand remained a commanding officer when Mawson failed to arrive in time for theship ‘Aurora’ to collect them. On …

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