Eric Norman Webb - Biographical Notes

Chief Magnetician - Aurora 1911-1913


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

Feature Name: Webb Subglacial Trench
Feature Type: valley
Latitude: 7000S
Longitude: 14600E
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 Name: Cape Webb
Feature Type: cape
Latitude: 6751S
Longitude: 14655E
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.


Eric Norman Webb
Eric Webb
Entrance Magnetograph House Webb

Webb coming out of the entrance to the magnetograph house-

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