The work and type collections of the Australian palaeontologist, professor Dorothy Hill (1907-1997)

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    Abstract

    The outstanding Australian palaeontologist, Professor Dorothy Hill, is renowned for her pioneering work on fossil corals and Palaeozoic biostratigraphy. During her long association with the University of Queensland she achieved much in the fields of science and education. her working life has left an invaluable legacy of scientific papers and numerous specimens in the collections of the Geology Museum at the University of Queensland. These include 186 type specimens of 107 taxa. A comprehensive listing is given. Short biographical notes on her working life highlighting her more significant scientific achievements, particularly in relation to collection development at the University of Queensland, are also given a contextual information.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)51-69
    Number of pages19
    JournalThe Geological Curator
    Volume7
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 1999

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