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Special volume of the Proceedings of the Geographical Society of Australasia : with maps and illustrations / edited by A.C. Macdonald, J.H. Maiden and T.H. Myring
Bib ID 2690773
Format BookBook
Description Sydney : Thomas Richards, Govt. Printer, 1885 
vii, 253 p. [13] leaves of plates (6 folded) : ill., map ; 22 cm. 
Full contents
  • List of officers and members of the Geographical Society of Australasia
  • Preliminary meeting to establish a Geographical Society, 2nd April, 1883
  • First meeting of the provisional committee
  • First general meeting of the founders of the Geographical Society of Australasia
  • Inaugural meeting of the Society: Past explorations of New Guinea, and a scheme for the scientific exploration of the great island / by E. Marin La Meslée
  • Meeting of the 16th August, 1883: Notes on the Aborigines of Australia / by John F. Mann
  • Meeting of the 20th September, 1883: Notes of a trip to the islands of Torres Straits and the South-east of New Guinea/ by Alexander Morton
  • Annual meeting of the Society
  • Proceedings of the Geographical Society of Australasia, 1st session, 1883-84. Victorian Branch
  • The discovery, physical geography, and resources of Kimberley District, Western Australia / by J.A. Panton
 
Notes

Includes index.

Subjects Royal Geographical Society of Australasia.  |  New Guinea Exploration Expedition, (1885)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  Material culture.  |  Anthropology.  |  Sites.  |  Papua New Guinea -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Australia -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Papua New Guinea (PNG)  |  Torres Strait Islands (Qld TSI SC54, SC55-05)  |  Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51, SE52)
Other authors/contributors Maiden, J. H. (Joseph Henry), 1859-1925  |  Macdonald, A. C  |  Myring, T. H  |  Royal Geographical Society of Australasia
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Proceedings of the Geographical Society of Australasia.

Special record of the proceedings of the Geographical Society of Australasia, in fitting out and starting the exploratory expedition to New Guinea. July, 1885.

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