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Taylor, Thomas Griffith (1880 - 1963)

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Geographer and Meteorologist
Born: 1 December 1880  Walthamstow, Essex, England.  Died: 5 November 1963  Manly, New South Wales, Australia.
Thomas Griffith Taylor was senior geologist to the British Antarctic expedition 1910-13 under R.F. Scott. He was Associate Professor of Geography, University of Sydney 1920-28, and then professor at the Universities of Chicago 1928-35 and Toronto 1935-51. In 1913 he and E.T. Quayle wrote the first text-book on Australian meteorology Climate and Weather of Australia.

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1913Climate and Weather of Australia co-authored with E.T. Quayle
1954 - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)

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Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 7 August 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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