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W. B. Clarke W. B. Clarke i(A95195 works by) (a.k.a. W. B. (Rev.) Clarke; William Branwhite Clarke)
Born: Established: 1798 East Bergholt, Suffolk,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 1878 Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: May 1839
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BiographyHistory

Clarke was an eminent geologist, sometimes called 'the father of Australian geology'. Before his arrival in Australia he published the following books of verse: Pompeii (1819), Carmen Exequaile (1821), The River Derwent (1822), Recollections of a Visit to Mont Blanc (1828) and Lays of Leisure (1829). He also wrote the words of the hymn Hail! Glorious Light of Life, music by Adelaide von Weber (Syd, 1870), and other poetry and songs on religious themes.

For a general bibliography of Clarke's work, including his extensive writing on scientific subjects, see http://www.michaelorgan.org.au/clarke1.htm.

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