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Notes on boring operations in search of coal in Tasmania, 1884. (Part 1)
Stephens, Thomas (1884) Notes on boring operations in search of coal in Tasmania, 1884. (Part 1). Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 217-219.
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The attempt which is being made, by means of the diamond drill, to test the question of the existence of deep lying seams of coal at Tarleton, on the Mersey, and near the Cascades Brewery, at Hobart, calls for some notice. The work is not yet so far advanced as to demand more than a brief statement of the circumstances under which it has been undertaken.-- Part 2 of this article at http://eprints.edu.au/15589
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 217-219|
|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:||28 Nov 2012 04:57|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:45|
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