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Biographical entry Dovers, George Harris Sarjeant

FRGS

Occupation
Antarctic explorer, Surveyor and Cartographer

Summary

George Dovers was a member of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914 led by D. Mawson.

Details

George Dovers is commemorated by the naming of Cape Dovers, Antarctica, a prominent cape on the ice coast of Queen Mary Land, south of Henderson Island. This Cape was discovered by the Western Base Party of AAE (1911-14).and was named after George Dovers, by Douglas Mawson.

Events

Career event - Fellow, Royal Geographical Society

Archival resources

Barr Smith Library, Special Collections, The University of Adelaide

  • George Harris Sarjeant Dovers - Records, 1912 - 1913, 919.89/A938n; Barr Smith Library, Special Collections, The University of Adelaide. Details

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • George Harris Sarjeant Dovers - Records, 1911 - 1915, ML MSS 3812; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

South Australian Museum Archives

  • George Harris Sarjeant Dovers - Records, 1915 - 1954, 49DM, 175AAE; South Australian Museum Archives. Details

Published resources

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.