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Dr. Leslie H. Whetter (29) - Mawson 1911-1914 Surgeon
Single. He graduated at Otago University,
New Zealand, and joined the Expedition as Surgeon, acting in
that capacity at the Main Base (Adélie Land) during 1912.
He accompanied a sledging party which explored to the westward
of Winter Quarters.
Landmarks named after Dr. Leslie H. Whetter
Biographical information - This is a difficult
area to research, I am concentrating on the Polar experiences of
the men involved. Any further information or pictures visitors may
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