The Geologist : Edgeworth David single work   biography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1940-1954 1940-1954
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Edgeworth David arrived in New South Wales in 1882 as Assistant Geological Surveyor. After undertaking an extensive geological survey of the Hunter River coalfields he accepted a chair at the University of Sydney. He gained international recognition with his geological investigation of coral reefs at Funafati, and his trek to the magnetic pole in Antartica. He later served as a geologist in World War I.

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  • Appears in:
    y National Portraits Vance Palmer , Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 1940 Z1375812 1940 selected work biography Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 1954 pg. 144-151
Last amended 9 Aug 2010
  • Hunter Valley, Newcastle - Hunter Valley area, New South Wales,
  • Antarctica,
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • 1882-1918
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