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Diary entry: 21 - We use dog teams to pull sledges. The dogs are called huskies and are bred to cope with the cold and to be strong and eager to pull the sledge. They love being able to run again when we got off the ship.

Explanatory caption: Driving a dog team across smooth and flat sea ice, Mawson expedition. Amundsen gave Mawson his remaining dogs at Hobart on his way back from Antarctica, so one or more of these dogs may already have been to the South Pole and back.