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Haast, Sir (John Francis) Julius von [formerly Johann Franz Haast] (1822–1887), geologist and explorer

Wolfhart Langer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Australasian and Pacific History; Geology and the Lithosphere. 972 words.

Haast, Sir (John Francis) Julius von [formerly Johann Franz Haast] (1822–1887), geologist and explorer, was born on 1 May 1822 at house no. 320, Bonn (now 1 Bonngasse), Germany, one of the...

Hargraves, Edward Hammond (1816–1891), gold prospector in Australia

Brian Hodge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 793 words.

Hargraves, Edward Hammond (1816–1891), gold prospector in Australia, the third son of John Edward Hargraves, a lieutenant of the Sussex militia, and his wife, Elizabeth Whitcombe, was born...

historical geography

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History — Earth Sciences and Geography.

The study of past human geographies; of past landscapes; ‘geographic perspectives on the past’ (Historical Geography website). ‘The study of the organization of space in the…context of...

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Horrocks, John Ainsworth (1818–1846), explorer and farmer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making; Agriculture and Farming. 3 words.

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Hovell, William Hilton (1786–1875)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making. 3 words.

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Hume, Hamilton (1797–1873), explorer in Australia

Alan E. J. Andrews.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making. 1269 words.

Hume, Hamilton (1797–1873), explorer in Australia, was born at Toongabbie near Parramatta, New South Wales, on 19 June 1797, the son of Andrew Hamilton Hume (1762–1849), superintendent of...

Kennedy, Edmund Besley Court (1818–1848), surveyor and explorer

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Maps and Map-making; Australasian and Pacific History. 568 words.

Kennedy, Edmund Besley Court (1818–1848), surveyor and explorer, was born on 5 September 1818 at St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, the sixth of the eight children of Colonel Thomas...

Landsborough, William (1825–1886), explorer in Australia

Anne Allingham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making. 789 words.

Landsborough, William (1825–1886), explorer in Australia, the third son of the Revd David Landsborough (1779–1854) and his wife, Margaret (1797/8–1834), the daughter of James McLeish of...

Leichhardt, (Friedrich Wilhelm) Ludwig (1813–1848?), natural scientist and explorer in Australia

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making; Geology and the Lithosphere; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 846 words.

Leichhardt, (Friedrich Wilhelm) Ludwig (1813–1848?), natural scientist and explorer in Australia, was born on 23 October 1813 at Trebatsch, near Beeskow, then in Saxony but after 1845 in...

Lindsay, David (1856–1922), explorer and entrepreneur

R. N. Rudmose Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Australasian and Pacific History; Business and Management. 639 words.

Lindsay, David (1856–1922), explorer and entrepreneur, was born at Goolwa, South Australia, on 20 June 1856, the younger son of John Scott Lindsay, master mariner, of Dundee and of Goolwa,...