Charles Francis Laseron - Biographical Notes

Taxidermist & Biological Collector - Aurora 1911-1913


Correll and Laseron taken on floe ice at the Western Base
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 (Adélie 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 Islands
Feature Type: island
Latitude: 6659S
Longitude: 14248E
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.


Southern Supporting Party Southern Cross Depot Hunter Murphy Laseron

Southern Supporting Party at the Southern Cross Depot, Hunter, Murphy and Laseron
Laseron Hunter with hand cart containing dredging gear off Cape Denison Sep 1912

Laseron and Hunter with a hand cart containing dredging gear, off Cape Denison, Sept 1912


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