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Unlock the Past Cruises

Discovering the South Magnetic Pole

Event Information

  • 23 Jan 2011 2:00pm
  • Menzies Room, National Archives of Australia, Queen Victoria Tce., Parkes
  • Canberra
  • Australian Capital Territory
Other Information
  • Cost: Free

Join Dr Charlie Barton, the geomagnetic scientist who came the closest anyone has been to the constantly moving South Magnetic Pole in December 2000. Hear how he was able to conquer this almost impossible task. He will also give an insight into the allure and challenges of searching for the South Magnetic Pole, and exploring Antarctica.

For further information visit the website. Bookings essential.