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Herbert Dyce Murphy (32) - Mawson 1911-1914 In charge of Expedition stores

Single, of Melbourne, one-time Scholar in History of Oxford University. At the outset he was to have been leader of a third Antarctic Base which was eventually amalgamated with the Main Base (Adélie Land). Here he had charge of the stores and during the early summer of 1912 was leader of the Southern Supporting Party.
From Appendix 1, Mawson - Heart of the Antarctic

Landmarks named after Herbert Dyce Murphy

Feature Name: Murphy Bay
Feature Type: bay
Latitude: 6742S
Longitude: 14619E
Description:
A bay 7 mi wide between Penguin Point and Cape Bage. Discovered by the AAE (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson.

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