Thomas Scott was formerly the Assistant Surveyor-General of Tasmania. He was responsible for a significant survey of Tasmania in 1824 which led to the production of the most detailed map of the region, at the time.
Lake Pedder, once a glacial outwash lake, is a man-made impoundment and diversion lake located in the southwest of Tasmania, Australia. In addition to its natural catchment from the Frankland Range, the lake is formed by the 1972 damming of the Serpentine and Huon rivers by the Hydro Electric Commission of Tasmania for the purposes of hydroelectric power generation.
The Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI) is a centre for research into the polar regions and glaciology worldwide. It is a sub-department of the Department of Geography in the University of Cambridge, located on Lensfield Road in the south of Cambridge.
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Stichtite is a mineral, a carbonate of chromium and magnesium; formula Mg6Cr2CO3(OH)16·4H2O. Its colour ranges from pink through lilac to a rich purple colour. It is formed as an alteration product of chromite containing serpentine. It occurs in association with barbertonite (the hexagonal polymorph of Mg6Cr2CO3(OH)16·4H2O), chromite and antigorite.
John Helder Wedge was a surveyor, explorer and politician in Van Diemen's Land.
Mount Tyndall is a mountain that is part of the Tyndall Range, a spur off the West Coast Range, located in the Western region of Tasmania, Australia.
Thomas Bather Moore was a pioneer explorer of Western and South West, Tasmania, Australia.
Federation Peak is a prominent Tasmanian mountain that marks the end of the Eastern Arthur Range, in the Southwest National Park. It is well known for its distinctive sharp spire-like shape. The peak, approximately 90 kilometres (56 mi) south-west from Hobart, was named after the Federation of Australia.
The State Reference Library is the reference library in the state of Tasmania, Australia. It is part of Libraries Tasmania. Libraries Tasmania includes a state-wide network of library services, community learning, adult literacy and the State’s archives and heritage services.
South West Tasmania is a region in Tasmania that has evoked curiosity as to its resources over the duration of European presence on the island.
The Scotts Peak Dam Road is the most southerly point of road access into the south western region of Tasmania, Australia.
The Edgar Dam is an earthfill embankment saddle dam without a spillway, located offstream in the South West region of Tasmania, Australia.
Dundas was a historical mining locality, mineral field and railway location on the western foothills of the West Coast Range in Western Tasmania. It is now part of the locality of Zeehan.
Cosgrove High School is a co-educational public high school in Glenorchy, a city of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. The school was established in 1951 and named after Sir Robert Cosgrove.
The Tyndall Range, commonly called The Tyndalls, is a mountain range that is part of the West Coast Range located in the Western region of Tasmania, Australia.
William Buelow Gould was an English and Van Diemonian (Tasmanian) painter. He was transported to Australia as a convict in 1827, after which he would become one of the most important early artists in the colony, despite never really separating himself from his life of crime.
This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of Tasmania, a former British colony that is now part of Australia.
James Goodwin was a convict escapee and explorer in Van Diemen's Land. In March 1828, he escaped from the notorious Sarah Island prison with fellow convict, Thomas Connolly and the two were the first white men to pass through the Lake St Clair region. Assuming Goodwin was then taken on to Hobart, he is the first white man to have traversed Tasmania from west to east.
Events from the year 1843 in Scotland.
This article outlines the history of Smooth Island, popularly known as Garden Island, in Norfolk Bay, Tasmania. The names come from the island's gently undulating topography and lush vegetation in comparison with the stony mainland. It has been privately owned since 1864.
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