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Johnston, Robert Mackenzie (1889) Observations regarding pyramid numbers. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 125-132.

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Abstract

The ancient structures of Egypt, especially the pyramids, have ever been regarded with the most profound interest. Travellers and historians find in them an everlasting theme for description. Geometricians also find in their designs, magnitude and dimensions, much matter for scientific speculations ; and the mystic inspired by their age, grandeur, and mystery, is disposed to gather from their every feature some more or less fancifully conceived revelation or miracle.

Item Type: Article
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. 125-132
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: 11 Dec 2012 04:43
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:46
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/15770
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