Charles Francis Laseron
Taxidermist & Biological Collector - Aurora 1911-1913
Correll and Laseron, picture taken on floe ice at the Western Base
Single, had gained a Diploma in Geology at the Technical
College, Sydney, New South Wales, and for some years was Collector
to the Technological Museum. At the Main Base (Adelie Land),
during 1912, he acted as Taxidermist and general Collector,
taking part, as well, in sledging journeys to the south and
east of Winter Quarters.
From Appendix 1, Mawson - Heart of the Antarctic
Landmarks named after Charles Francis Laseron
Feature Name: Laseron
Feature Type: island
Description: A chain of small ice-capped and rocky islands lying 3 mi E of Cape Denison in Commonwealth Bay. Discovered by the AAE (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson.
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