Dr. Leslie H. Whetter (29)
- Mawson 1911-1914 Surgeon
Single. He graduated at Otago University,
New Zealand, and joined the Expedition as Surgeon, acting in
that capacity at the Main Base (Adélie Land) during 1912.
He accompanied a sledging party which explored to the westward
of Winter Quarters.
From Appendix 1, Mawson - Heart of
Landmarks named after
Dr. Leslie H. Whetter
Feature Type: summit
A small rock outcrop on the coastal ice slopes near the
sea, situated 8 mi ENE of Cape Denison on the E shore of Commonwealth
Bay. Discovered by the AAE (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson.
Dr Leslie H. Whetter negotiating a dangerous stretch of
broken ice along the coastal downfalls near the Winter
Quarters, at the foot of the Great Ice Barrier, Commonwealth
Bay, Adelie Land, Australasian Antarctic Expedition,