George Murray Levick (1876-1956), Antarctic explorer.

Research paper by Henry R HR Guly

Indexed on: 30 Jun '14Published on: 30 Jun '14Published in: Journal of medical biography


Murray Levick is best known for being one of the surgeons on Scott's Terra Nova Antarctic expedition (1910-1913) and, as a member of the Northern Party of that expedition, spending a winter living in a snow hole when the ship was unable to collect the men. However, his career encompassed much more than that. He served in the Royal Navy during both World Wars and was a pioneer in physical medicine and rehabilitation. He also founded the British Schools Exploring Society.