Eric Norman Webb (22) -
Mawson 1911-1914 Chief Magnetician
Single, was an Associate of Civil Engineering of Canterbury
University College, and, for the five months previous to joining the
Expedition, carried out magnetic observations under the Carnegie Institute
of Washington, U.S.A. At the Main Base (Adélie Land) E. N. Webb was
Chief Magnetician, accompanying the Southern Sledging Party.
From Appendix 1, Mawson - Heart of the Antarctic
Landmarks named after
Eric Norman Webb
Webb Subglacial Trench
Feature Type: valley
Description: A subglacial trench in the NW part of Wilkes
Subglacial Basin, to the W of Southern Cross Subglacial Highlands, in
East Antarctica. The feature was delineated by the SPRI-NSF-TUD airborne
radio echo sounding program, 1967-79.
Feature Type: cape
Description: A coastal point separating Ainsworth Bay and
Doolette Bay, also serving to mark on the W the depression occupied
by Ninnis Glacier. Discovered by the AAE (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson.