PHYSICS IN AUSTRALIA TO 1945
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FURBER, Thomas Frederick
Born London, England, 13 May 1855; died Sydney 7 October 1924. Surveyor, N.S.W. Surveyor-General's office, 1869-1914; licensed surveyor 1875; Chief Computer, Trigonometry Branch, 1890-1904; Metropolitan District Surveyor & Director of Trigonometrical Surveys 1904-14. Lecturer in geodesy & astronomy at Sydney University 1907-24.
- The Trigonometrical Survey of New South Wales, with mention of similar surveys in the other Australian colonies. Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science. Report of Meeting., 7 (Sydney, 1898), 176-237.
- Geodetic surveying in New South Wales and some results. British Association for the Advancement of Science. Report of the Annual Meeting., (Australia, 1914), 449-451.
- Deflections of the vertical in N.S.W., with a note on the present position of the Trigonometrical Survey. Proceedings of the 2nd Pan-Pacific Science Congress, Australia, 1923, vol. 1, pp.541-548.
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