Dr. Leslie H. Whetter
Surgeon - Aurora 1911-1913
Single. He graduated at Otago University, New Zealand, and
joined the Expedition as Surgeon, acting in that capacity at
the Main Base (Adelie Land) during 1912. He accompanied a sledging
party which explored to the westward of Winter Quarters.
From Appendix 1, Mawson - Heart of the Antarctic
Landmarks named after Dr. Leslie H. Whetter
Feature Name: Whetter
Feature Type: summit
Description: A small rock outcrop on the coastal ice slopes near the sea, situated 8 mi ENE of Cape Denison on the E shore of Commonwealth Bay. Discovered by the AAE (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson.
Dr Leslie H. Whetter negotiating a dangerous stretch of broken ice along the coastal downfalls near the Winter Quarters, at the foot of the Great Ice Barrier, Commonwealth Bay, Adelie Land, Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914
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