George Vernon Hudson

George Vernon Hudson

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Vernon Hudson was an English-born New Zealand entomologist. Born in London, Hudson was the sixth child of Charles Hudson, an artist and stained-glass window designer. By the age of 14 he had already built up a collection of British insects, and had published a paper in The Entomologist. In 1881 Hudson moved with his father to Nelson, New Zealand. He worked on a farm, and in 1883, aged 16, he began working at the post office in Wellington, where he eventually became Chief Clerk, retiring in 1918. Hudson was a member of the 1907 Sub-Antarctic Islands Scientific Expedition. The main aim of the expedition was to extend the magnetic survey of New Zealand by investigating Auckland and Campbell Islands but botanical, biological and zoological surveys were also conducted. The voyage also resulted in rescue of the castaways of the shipwreck the Dundonald in the Auckland Islandsshow more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134908606
  • 9786134908603