Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911–14


    IN view of the connexion between ionisation in the upper atmosphere and the. propagation of radio waves, special interest is likely to be taken at present in observations of the aurora and related phenomena, particularly in the regions where the aurora and associated ionisation are most strongly developed. The records of the aurora polaris from the Australasian Antarctic Expedition present the detailed observations from the three stations occupied by that Expedition between 1911 and 1914, and will be followed by two other parts, in the. same volume—“Records of Magnetic Disturbances” and “Records of the Range of Transmission of Wireless Signals.”

    Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911–14.

    Scientific Reports, Series B, Vol. 2, Part 1. Records of the Aurora Polaris. By Sir Douglas Mawson. Pp. 191 + 6 plates. (Sydney, N.S.W.: Alfred James Kent, 1925.) 15s.

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      "British (Terra Nova) Antarctic. Expedition, 1910–13"; "Terrestrial Magnetism", p. 270; "Observations on the Aurora", p. 34.

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    Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911–14 . Nature 118, 366–368 (1926).

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