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Harry Ayres and Murray Douglas

Harry Ayres and Murray Douglas

 

Murray Douglas was part of the New Zealand contingent on the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, which took place in 1956/57.

 

He was a mechanic and a dog handler.

 

A top mountain guide, later, he was to run a tourist shop in Lake Benmore.

 

Mount Douglas is a striking pyramidal peak in Antarctica, 1,750 m, near the head of Fry Glacier, on the divide between the Fry and Mawson Glaciers. The New Zealand Northern Survey Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1956-58) established a survey station on its summit in December 1957.

Mount Douglas is named for Murray H. Douglas

 

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