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Notes on the history of the Central Plateau
Stancombe, GH (1972) Notes on the history of the Central Plateau. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, The La. pp. 141-152. ISSN 0080-4703
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The first approach to this region was made by Lieut.
Laycock in 1807 when, with several men, he ascended the Lake
River to Wood's Lake and proceeded to the Derwent along the
Clyde. Thomas Toombs, a ticket-of-leaver informed Calder
the surveyor, years after the event, that he had seen the
Great Lake in 1815. No doubt, many such men, attracted to
the wild, lonely plateau came hunting for the more elusive
creatures, thought to be living there.
|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. 141-152|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
Edited by M.R. Banks. - Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
|Date Deposited:||05 Aug 2012 05:28|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:39|
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