GSNZ Auckland branch presentation

Hartley Travers Ferrar (1879–1932)

Hartley Travers Ferrar and his geological legacy in Antarctica, Egypt and New Zealand, a lecture by Dr Martin Brook, University of Auckland.

Ferrar is one of the less well-known pioneers of geological studies with Scott in Antarctica and on his own in Northland.  The lecture is based on Martin's own research and that of Ferrar’s granddaughter.

You can watch a recording of the lecture here.

Ferrar had a varied career in Antarctica, Egypt and New Zealand, you can read more about him here.

Hartley Travers Ferrar. Ref: 1/4-018448-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23232613