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The Map that Changed the World

Hunter Earth Discussion Group and Mapping Sciences Institute, Australia present 'Williams Smith and the first geological map of the UK' public talk. About the talk: William Smith’s geological map of England, Wales and southern Scotland was the first national-scale geology map ever produced. Published in 1815, the map not only revolutionalised geological thinking, mapping and visualization,…
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President Report – August

August  2015  This month in Rio de Janerio Australia’s own, Dr David Fraser was recognised on the international stage with the ICA awarding him the Diploma for Outstanding Services to the ICA.  David has served for many years with the Commission on Education and Training, including time as Chair from 2007 to 2012. He is also…
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Student Spatial Technology Day

Geography Teachers Association QLD Your Year 10 students can get hands-on with some really cool digital geographical tools that can be used at home or school, see a UAV in action and find out about how they are changing our world for the better. They can also hear some of Queensland’s smartest academics talk about…
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Maps for family research (NSW)

A beginners guide to how a map can shed light on your family history and ancestors. The talk will focus on maps in the collection and  rarely seen maps will be on display. The talk is part of the National family history month series hosted by the NSW State Library. Free, but booking is essential.
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