Notes on boring operations in search of coal in Tasmania, 1884. (Part 2)

Stephens, Thomas 1885 , 'Notes on boring operations in search of coal in Tasmania, 1884. (Part 2)' , Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania , pp. 403-406 .

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Abstract

In continuation of the short paper read, last year on the
works then in operation at Cascades, Hobart, and at Tarleton,
I now lay before the Society the records of boring with the
diamond drills, together with a few remarks on the results.
I have, on several occasions, pointed out the extreme improbability
of the discovery of coal in either locality, but
there were many who held a different opinion, and it was