December 2nd 1911 Douglas Mawson set sail to Antarctica. He visited only once before with Sir Earnest Shackelton, he wanted to explore the unmaped area on his own exploration he called it Australiasian Antarctic Exploartion.
When they got there they built a hut despite the terrible conditions. They got wireless signals to Australia from Antarctica this was the first time ever.
Douglas Mawson set off the explore the un-mapped areas of Antarctica with a team og huskys and two other explorers. They collected samples and mapped their journey and travelled over 1000 kilometers.