Archibald Lang McLean - Biographical Notes
Chief Medical Officer, Bacteriologist - Aurora 1911-1913
a graduate in Arts and Medicine of Sydney University; New South
Wales. He acted as Chief Medical Officer at the Main Base (Adélie
Land) and carried out observations in Bacteriology and Physiology
during the first year. In 1913 (the second year) he was Biologist,
Ice-Carrier and Editor of the `Adelie Blizzard'. He took part
in a sledging journey along the eastern coast in the summer
From Appendix 1, Mawson - Heart of the Antarctic
Landmarks named after Archibald Lang McLean
Feature Type: summit
Description: A group of three nunataks lying within the western part of Mertz Glacier, near the head. Discovered by the AAE (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson.
Scan of a plaque dedicated to Archibald Lang McLean in Sydney University. Image supplied by John Bouwer, great nephew.
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