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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1899) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of June, 1899. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. xxxvi-xxxvii.

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Abstract

The monthly evening meeting was held
on Tuesday evening, June 20, Mr. T.
Stephens, F.G.S., M.A., presiding.
The following gentlemen were unanimously
elected Fellows of the Society:—
Rev. S. Bucknell, Messrs. W. Aikenhead,
M.H.A., and Alan Walker. The Secretary, in the absence of the
authors (Messrs. W. II. Twelvetrees,
F.G S., and W. F. Petterd, C.M.Z.S.), read
a paper entitled "Nepheline and Melilitc
Rocks from the Shannon Tier."
Mr. W. A. McLeod, B.A., B.Sc, gave an
interesting account of a fossil wood found
in the tin deposits at Cox's Bight.
The Secretary said he had been furnished
with some interesting photographs
of lightning sketches that had been taken
at West Devonport by Mr. Aikenhead.

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: xxxvi-xxxvii
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: 06 May 2013 00:33
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:07
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