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Geological studies by Julian Tenison-Woods
Title : Geological studies by Julian Tenison-Woods Geological studies by Julian Tenison-Woods
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Creator : Tenison-Woods, J.E. (Julian Edmund), (1832-1889)
Source : Geological observations in South Australia : p. [i]
Date of creation : 1862
Format : Book
Dimensions : 270 x 225 mm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Julian Edmund Tenison-Woods was the son of a London lawyer. He arrived in Adelaide in 1855 and worked as a newspaper editor before entering the Catholic seminary at Sevenhill. He was ordained a priest in 1857 and his first parish was in the south-east of the state, covering 20,000 square miles centred around the town of Penola. Tenison-Woods was deeply interested in geology, palaeontology and zoology. He travelled across Australia and through South East Asia making observations, and witnessed the eruption of Krakatoa in 1883. Woods wrote over 150 papers for journals and learned societies about his studies. This is the earliest of Woods' scientific publications, based on observations he made during the time he was parish priest at Penola.

Related names :

Woods, Julian Edmund Tenison, 1832-1889

Sevenhill Monastery (Sevenhill, S. Aust.)

Coverage year : 1862
Place : Penola (S. Aust.)
Region : South East
Further reading :
Borchardt, D.M. 'Tenison-Woods, Julian Edmund (1832-1889)', Australian Dictionary of biography, Volume 6, Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1976, pp. 254-255
O'Brien, Roderick. 'Julian Tenison Woods in Asia: mines and missions', Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia, no. 22 (1994), pp. 49-61
Press, Margaret M. Julian Tenison Woods: Father founder, North Blackburn, Vic.: Collins Dove, 1994
Internet links :
Australian Dictionary of Biography Online: Search for Julian Edmund Tenison-Woods



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