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Gipps, George (1791 - 1847)

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Born: 1791  Ringwould, Kent, England.  Died: 28 February 1847  London, England.
(Sir) George Gipps was Governor of New South Wales 1837-46. He was vitally interested in exploration during his administration and saw the boundaries of the Colony extended by P. Strzelecki, L. Leichhardt, T. Mitchell and A. McMillan.
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Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 31 July 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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