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Scientist and Antarctic Explorer, Born 1912, Tallangatta Vic
Phillip Law showed early academic ability and at the age of 16 became a teacher. He loved skiing and mountaineering and became fascinated by Antarctica. In 1949 he became Director of the Australian Antarctic Division, a position he maintained until 1966. During that period he established the Mawson, Davis and Casey stations and led numerous voyages to explore the coast of the Australian Antarctic Territory. He was interviewed for Film Australia's Australian Biography series in 1993.


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