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Andrew Dougal Watson (1885 - 1962) - Biographical notes

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Watson, Wild & Dovers in "The Grottoes"

Andrew Dougal Watson (24) - Mawson 1911-1914  Geologist

Single, a graduate in Science of Sydney University, New South Wales. A member of the Western Base Party (Queen Mary Land) he acted as Geologist. A. D. Watson took part in several sledging journeys, accompanying F. Wild in his main eastern trip during the summer of 1912-1913.
From Appendix 1, Mawson - Heart of the Antarctic

 

 

 

 

 

Landmarks named after Andrew Dougal Watson

Feature Name: Watson Bluff
Feature Type: cliff
Elevation: 225
Latitude: 6625S
Longitude: 09857E
Description:  Dark bluff 225 m, at the E end of David Island. Discovered by the AAE, 1911-14, under Mawson.


Wild & Watson in sleeping bag tent on sledge journey



Charles Harrisson and Andrew Watson play chess in 'The Grottoes'
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