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    Keith Corbett Lecture

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    Royal Society of Tasmania - Public Lecture

    Keith Corbett Lecture Notice

    Sunday 7 April 2024 Lecture

    Speaker: Dr Keith Corbett OAM
    Title: Gondwana’s child – the geological making of Tasmania
    Venue: Geology Lecture Theatre, UTAS, Sandy Bay Campus
    Time: 3.30pm for pre-lecture refreshments, 4pm for the lecture

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    Dive into the geological wonders of Tasmania with Dr Keith Corbett. A Tasmanian-born geologist, Dr. Corbett brings over 60 years of expertise to unravel the unique geological makeup of the island. Join us at the Geology Lecture Theatre for an enlightening exploration.

    Keith Corbett, a Tasmanian-born geologist, educated at the University of Tasmania, has spent most of his working life in the mountains of Tasmania. In a distinguished career of over 60 years as a field geologist Keith was awarded the WH Twelvetrees Medal for contributions to Tasmanian geology in 2010, and a Medal of the Order of Australia in 2023. In this lecture Keith describes the geological make-up of Tasmania, explaining how the unique geology of the island came to be created.

    In this Child of Gondwana lecture Keith describes the geological make-up of Tasmania, explaining how the unique geology of the island state came to be created.  Tasmania has a wonderful diversity of rocks and is a veritable textbook of geological time and Keith’s lecture will assist our understanding and appreciation of our deep history.


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