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DODWELL, George Frederick

Born Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England, 13 February 1879; died Adelaide 10 August 1963. Education University of Adelaide (B.A. 1905). Assistant at Adelaide Observatory 1899-1909; Government astronomer, South Australia, 1909-52.
  1. South Australian earthquakes. Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science. Report of Meeting., 12 (Brisbane, 1909), 416-423.
  2. The Adelaide Observatory. In South Australia. Intelligence Bulletin. Adelaide: Government Printer, 1910. pp.13-23. 6 plates.
  3. Results of magnetic and astronomical observations. Appendix to R. Lockhart Jack's 'The geology and prospects of the region to the south of the Musgrave Ranges, and the geology of the western portion of the great Australian artesian basin'. South Australia. Geological Survey. Bulletin., 5 (1915), 58-72.
  4. Magnetic work in South Australia, 1914 to 1918. In Bauer, L.A., Fleming, J.A., Fisk, H.W., and Peters, W.J., Land Magnetic Observations, 1914-1920 (Researches of the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Vol. IV: Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication No. 175 [Vol. IV]). Washington: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1921. pp.152-154.
  5. Determination of longitude in Australia (including two points on 129th meridian east of Greenwich) by wireless telegraph signals directly received in both hemispheres Adelaide: South Australian Government Printer, n.d. [1921]. 10pp.
  6. Australian wireless longitude determinations. Proc. 2nd Pan-Pacific Science Congress, Australia, 1923, vol. 1, pp.591-618.
  7. (With C.R. Davidson) Determination of the deflection of light by the Sun's gravitational field from observations made at Cordillo Downs, South Australia, during the total eclipse of 1922 September 21. Royal Astronomical Society. Monthly Notices., 84 (1924), 150-162.
  8. (With K. Grant) Report of the South Australian expedition to observe the total solar eclipse of September 21st, 1922, at Cordillo Downs, in the far north-east of South Australia. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printer, 1926. 25pp. + 11 plates.
  9. (With K. Grant) The Karoonda (South Australia) meteorite of November 25, 1930. Nature, 127 (1931), 402-403.

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