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Arthur Cotton and Irrigation in Tasmania, 1839-43

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Blackburn, G (1985) Arthur Cotton and Irrigation in Tasmania, 1839-43. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 119. pp. 1-5. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

Cotton, an officer of the East India Company with experience of irrigation, visited Tasmania for periods totalling three years. His influence was important in gaining acceptance of irrigation as an aid to cereal production and the livestock industry. Details are given of his Tasmanian work, which had particular significance there for its emphasis on water conservation.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 1-5
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Additional Information: Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 24 May 2012 04:27
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:35
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