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Reminiscences of a visit to the volcanoes of Hawaii
Weld, Frederick Aloysius (1876) Reminiscences of a visit to the volcanoes of Hawaii. Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 118-130.
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Some time ago your Honorary Secretary expressed a wish that I should read you a paper upon my visit to the volcanoes of the Sandwich Islands, and my ascent of Mauna Loa, "the great mountain," during the eruption of 1855; and, desirous of doing anything I can to meet the wishes of the Fellows of this Society, I promised to do so. It is now my object to fulfil that promise to the best of my ability, but you will forgive me if I present you with a simple personal descriptive narrative, instead of a scientific disquisition worthy of a place in the proceedings of this Society.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 118-130|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|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:||16 Nov 2012 02:24|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:44|
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