Sydney Evan Jones (1887 - 1948)
Medical Officer - Aurora 1911-1913
Single, a graduate in Medicine of Sydney University, New
South Wales. A member and Medical Officer of F. Wild's Western
Base (Queen Mary Land), he took part in several sledging journeys
during 1912 and was leader of the party who explored westward
From Appendix 1, Mawson - Heart of the Antarctic
Landmarks named after Sydney Evan Jones
Feature Type: island
Description: Coastal outcrops 4 mi SW of Avalanche Rocks, on the E shore of the Bay of Winds. Discovered by the AAE, 1911-14, under Mawson.
Feature Type: ridge
Description: Small rock ridge, marked by a sharp peak at its seaward end, protruding above the lower reaches of Denman Glacier near the point where the glacier meets the coast. Discovered by the Western Base Party of the AAE under Mawson, 1911-14, who applied the name Cape Jones, believing the feature marked the W end of the prominent rock cliffs at the E side of Denman Glacier. The name Jones Ridge was reassigned on the US-ACAN map of 1955, compiled from aerial photographs taken by USN OpHjp in February 1947, because a substantial portion of the Denman Glacier flowage separates this feature from the rock cliffs to the east.
Variant Name: Cape Jones
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