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Percy Correll

Percy Edward Correll (19) - Mawson 1911-1914 Mechanic and Assistant Physicist

Single, a student in Science of the Adelaide University. He joined the Expedition as Mechanician and Assistant Physicist. He was a member of the Main Base Party accompanying the Eastern Coastal Party during their sledging journey. He spent three summers and one winter in the Antarctic, acting as colour photographer during the final cruise of the `Aurora'.
From Appendix 1, Mawson - Heart of the Antarctic

Landmarks named after Percy Correll

Feature Name: Correll Nunatak
Feature Type: summit
Latitude: 6735S
Longitude: 14414E
Description:  A nunatak lying within the western part of Mertz Glacier, about 13 mi S of Aurora Peak. Discovered by the AAE (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson, who named it for Percy E. Correll, mechanic with the expedition.

 


Correll - picture taken on the return voyage

 


Correll & Laseron, taken on floe ice at the Western Base

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