Drake, Lawrence Arthur (1931-2007)

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Astronomer; Geophysicist; Seismologist; Priest
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https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1508901

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Lawrence Drake was a seismologist and astronomer who also practised as a Jesuit priest for 43 years. From the 1970s through to the early 1990s, Drake held the position of director at St Ignatius College's Riverview Observatory, as well as lecturing in geophysics at Macquarie University. In 1992 he was made director of the San Calixto Observatory in Bolivia. He held this position until 2002 when he returned to Australia due to illness.

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  1. Drake, Lawrence Arthur
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. At ease with heaven's mysteries
    Head, M.
    Published: 2007
    Series: The Age
  3. Lawrence Drake
    Branagan, David
    Published: 2008
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 141, 54

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  1. COMPANIES (New South Wales) Code.—Section 392(2).—Lawrence Drake Pty Limited (In Liquidation).—Notice is hereby given that at
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  2. NOTICE convening a final meeting of members.—Companies (N.S.W.) Code, Section 411.—LAWRENCE DRAKE PTY
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  3. MAIN ROADS ACT, 1924.—PROCLAMATION ACQUISITION OF LAND AT DRAKE IN THE SHIRE OF TENTERFIELD
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 1 February 1974 [Issue No.10] p 306

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  2. LAW COURTS FEDERAL ARBITRATION Before Mr. Justice Drake-Brockman
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