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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1872) Proceedings of the Royal Society for June, 1872. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 21-22.

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Abstract

The monthly evening meeting of the Society was held on Tuesday, the 11th June. M. Allport, Esq., in the chair.-The Secretary called attention to a specimen of the Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna eytoni), lately received from Bridgewater, being, as far as was known, the second of the kind found in Tasmania.-Dr. Agnew brought under the notice of the meeting two specimens of diatomacea (Licmophora sp.), discovered by Mr. Hannaford on Tasmanian algae, and beautifully mounted for the microscope by Mr. Harrop, of Launceston.-Mr. F. Abbott read a paper entitled, "Observations on some additional changes which have taken place in the Nebula surrounding the star Argus."

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 21-22
Additional Information: In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2012 02:44
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:43
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/15166
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