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Biographical entry Twelvetrees, William Harper (1848 - 1919)

Born
26 October 1848
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Died
7 November 1919
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation
Geologist

Summary

William Harper Twelvetrees was Government Geologist and Chief Inspector of Mines in Tasmania from 1899. He wrote at least one article for the Royal Society of Tasmania.

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Events

1871 - 1880
Career position - Worked in copper mines in East Russia
1882 - 1890
Career position - Worked at Lidjessi silver-lead mines in Asia Minor
1891
Life event - Migrated to Australia (Tasmania)
1899 -
Career position - Government Geologist and Chief Inspector of Mines in Tasmania

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • Twelvetrees, W.H. and Petterd, W.F., 'On the occurrence of limurite in Tasmania', Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart, 1897, pp. 1-6. Details

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