Andrew Dougal Watson (1885 - 1962)
Geologist - Aurora 1911-1913
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
Feature Type: cliff
Description: Dark bluff 225 m, at the E end of David Island. Discovered by the AAE, 1911-14, under Mawson.
- I am concentrating on the Polar experiences of the men involved.
Any further information or pictures visitors may have will be gratefully received.
- Paul Ward, webmaster.
What are the chances that my ancestor was an unsung part of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration?