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Biographical entry Prior, Lancelot Sidney (1913 - )

Born
1 October 1913
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Occupation
Geophysicist

Summary

Lancelot Sidney Prior was Assistant Director (Geophysics) at Watheroo Magnetic Observatory in Western Australia from 1963 to 1974. Overall he worked at the observatory for around fifteen years. His longest post was with the Geology and Geophysics Section of the Commonwealth Bureau of Mineral Resources, where he worked as a Geologist from 1948 to 1974.

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Events

1934
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Western Australia
1937 - 1940
Career position - Assistant at Watheroo Magnetic Observatory in Western Australia
1940 - 1948
Career position - Research Officer at CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) Radio Research Board
1948 - 1974
Career position - Geophysicist with the Commonwealth Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Section
1949 - 1952
Career position - Observer-in-charge at Watheroo Magnetic Observatory
1963 - 1974
Career position - Assistant Director of Geophysics at Watheroo

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Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.