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Wedge, John Helder (1793 - 1872)

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Surveyor and Explorer
Born: 1793.  Died: 22 November 1872  Medlands, Tasmania, Australia.
John Helder Wedge was Assistant Surveyor, Van Diemen's Land 1824-35, doing most of his work in the north-east and central highlands. In 1835 he crossed Bass Strait and explored the Barwon River. His diaries were published by the Royal Society of Tasmania in 1962.

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Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 8 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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