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Denmead, Alan Knox (1902 - 1994)

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Born: 5 December 1902  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 30 August 1994.
Alan Knox Denmead worked for the Geological Survey of Queensland 1927-1967, from 1956 as Chief Government Geologist. He was a close friend and collaborator of Professor Dorothy Hill of the University of Queensland, with whom he co-edited "Geology of Queensland" in 1960.

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Born 5 December 1902. Died 30 August 1994. Educated University of Queensland (MSc 1926). Geological Survey of Queensland 1927-67 (District Geologist, Charters Towers 1946-50, Assistant Chief Government Geologist 1950-56, Chief Government Geologist 1956-67). Sometime Chairman, Queensland Division, Geological Society of Australia, Federal President 1962-63. In 1991 the Queensland Division established the annual A.K. Denmead Lecture in recognition of his services to geology in Queensland and to the Society.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 16 September 2004

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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