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Title: T.A.B. Spratt (1811-88) and his contribution to Maltese geology
Authors: Zammit Maempel, George
Keywords: Great Britain. Royal Navy
Mediterranean Sea -- Description and travel
Geology -- Malta -- History -- 19th century
Hydrography -- History -- 19th century
Navigation -- History -- 19th century
Malta -- Description and travel
Graves, Thomas, 1802-1856
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Spratt, Thomas Abel Brimage, 1811-1888 -- Biography
Spratt, Thomas Abel Brimage, 1811-1888 -- Career in hydrography
Naturalists -- History -- 19th century
Ships -- History -- 19th century
Crimean War, 1853-1856
Suez Canal (Egypt)
Malta -- History -- British occupation, 1800-1964
Issue Date: 1986
Publisher: Malta Historical Society
Citation: Zammit Maempel, G. (1986). T.A.B. Spratt (1811-88) and his contribution to Maltese geology. Melita Historica, 9(3), 271-308.
Abstract: Zammit Maempel follows the travels of Thomas Spratt, in the company of his colleagues Thomas Graves and Edward Forbes, around the Mediterranean aboard a vessel named "Beacon". The purpose of the three accomplished individuals was to carry out studies related to geology and one of the countries involved was Malta.
Appears in Collections:MH, Volume 9, No. 3 (1986)
MH, Volume 9, No. 3 (1986)

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