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The hapless, heroic Columbus of the south

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Henrik Bull was a spectacularly unsuccessful Southern Ocean whaler. But during his travels, he stepped foot on an unexplored continent.

And on his return, his exploits inspired the great Age of Antarctic Exploration. The State Library's Andrew McConville joins the show to tell the remarkable tale.

More on Andrew McConville's book: https://scholarly.info/book/australia-and-early-antarctic-exploration/

Like the show? Get features, backgrounds and more at heraldsun.com.au/ibaw

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