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Postcard, 1910 July 23, Canberra, to James Taylor [manuscript] / from Thomas Griffith Taylor
Bib ID 361012
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Taylor, Thomas Griffith, 1880-1963
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1910] 
1 item (8.8 x 13.8 cm.) 
Series

Taylor, Thomas Griffith, 1880-1963. Papers of Thomas Griffith Taylor.

Summary

Postcard contains the first contour map of the federal capital.

Biography/History

Geographer and meteorologist. Thomas Griffith Taylor was senior geologist to the British Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1913 under R.F. Scott. Taylor was Associate Professor of Geography, University of Sydney, 1920-1928, and then professor at the Universities of Chicago and Toronto from 1935-1951. In 1913, he and E.T. Quayle wrote the first textbook on Australian meteorology, Climate and weather of Australia.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 1003.

Subjects Contours (Cartography)  |  Canberra (A.C.T.) -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1910 
Other authors/contributors Taylor, James  |  Taylor, Thomas Griffith, 1880-1963

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