Reference numberEC/1900/03
TitleDavid, Sir Tannatt William Edgeworth: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationProfessor of Geology in the University of Sydney, NSW. Ex-Senior Geologist to the Geological Survey of New South Wales and author of many reports and maps issued by the Survey. Has published many papers dealing with Glacial action in recent, as well as ancient, geological periods; among others: - 'Evidences of Glacial Action in S Brecknock and E Glamorgan' (Quart Journ Geol Soc, vol xxxix, pp 39-58, 1882); 'On Evidence of Glacial Action in the Carboniferous and Hawksesbury Series, NSW' (ibid, vol xliii, pp 190-197, 1887); 'On Glacial Action in Australia in Permo-Carboniferous Times' (ibid, vol lii, pp 289-302, 1896); also many papers and addresses dealing with Petrology, Vulcanology, and Stratigraphical Geology in the Southern Hemisphere, published in the Journals of the Royal, Linnean, and the Societies of New South Wales. Has superintended and conducted to a successful issue the work of boring the Coral Atoll of Funafuti, undertakenby the Royal Society and the Geographical Society of New South Wales, with the assistance of the Admiralty.
ProposersJ W Judd; W J Sollas; T G Bonney; W B Dawkins; W T Blanford; [H Hicks]; Archibald Geikie; J J H Teall; H Woodward; William J L Wharton; G J Hinde; E Hull; H G Seeley
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David, Sir Tannatt William Edgeworth: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6080David; Sir; Tannatt William Edgeworth (1858 - 1934); geologist and polar explorer1858 - 1934
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