One of the five men making up Scott's
team that reached the South Pole in 1913, but died on the return journey.
Edgar Evans joined the Discovery
Expedition from the ship Majestic where he had served with
and become acquainted with Captain Scott.
Landmarks named after Edgar Evans
Description: A tributary glacier just S of Owen Hills,
flowing E from the Queen Alexandra Range into Beardmore Glacier.
Named by the NZGSAE (1961-62) for Petty Officer Edgar Evans, who
died near here.
Feature Name: Evans Névé
Description: A large névé which nourishes the Tucker,
Mariner, Aviator, Rennick and Lillie Glaciers. Named for Edgar Evans
of the BrAE, 1910-13, by the Northern Party of NZGSAE, 1963-64.
Description: A broad ice sheet occupying the low-lying
coastal platform between Tripp Island and Cape Archer in Victoria
Land. Circumnavigated in 1957 by the N.Z. Northern Survey Party of
the CTAE, 1956-58.