Collection MS 1291 - Reported observations of volcanic activity in Papua New Guinea before 1944: published and unpublished documents, C1-C837.

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AU PMB MS 1291

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Reported observations of volcanic activity in Papua New Guinea before 1944: published and unpublished documents, C1-C837.

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  • 1616-1988 (Creation)

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10 reels; 35mm microfilm

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This record group began as a collection of extracts from books, journals and letters by the late R.J.S. Cooke, Senior Volcanologist at the Rabaul Observatory 1971 to 1979. After Cook’s untimely death on Karkar volcano in 1979, R.W. Johnson reorganised Cook’s collection and compiled a bibliographic card index. Subsequently Johnson combined with W.D. Palfreyman and R.J. Bultitude to produce a bibliography of 740 items which was published on microfiche by the Bureau of Mineral Resources in 1986. After publication of the bibliography, an additional 97 items were added to the collection. This microfilm combines copies of the complete set of observations of volcanic activity in PNG prior to 1944 with the bibliographic references.
From W.D. Palfreyman, R.W. Johnson, R.J.S. Cooke & R.J. Bultitude, Volcanic activity in Papua New Guinea before 1944: an annotated bibliography of reported observations, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Report 254, Canberra, AGPS, 1986.

Reel 1 C1-C54
Reel 2 C55-C100
Reel 3 C101-C112
Reel 4 C113-C161
Reel 5 C162-C196
Reel 6 C197-C286
Reel 7 C287-C464
Reel 8 C465-C569
Reel 9 C570-C706
Reel 10 C707-C837
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Dr R.W. Johnson, Canberra.

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Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by purchasing it directly from the Bureau: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/accessing.php

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