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Maconochie, Alexander (1787 - 1860)

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Geographer and Penal reformer
Born: 11 February 1787  Edinburgh, Scotland.  Died: 25 October 1860  Morden, Surrey, England.
Alexander Maconochie was the first Professor of Geography, University of London from 1833. He had published on affairs in the Pacific and from 1836 worked for J. Franklin in Hobart Town. Later he was Superintendent of the penal settlement at Norfolk Island 1840-44.

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Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 1 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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