Book
English

The wells of Pandi Warra

John Milne (author)
Title
The wells of Pandi Warra
Author
John Milne
Language
English
Publisher
Heinemann ELT, 1999
63
Note
Vereenvoudigde uitgave: 1600 woorden
ISBN
0333742036 9780333742037

About John Milne

John Milne (30 December 1850 – 31 July 1913) was a British geologist and mining engineer who worked on a horizontal seismograph.

Biography

Milne was born in Liverpool, England, the only child of John Milne of Milnrow, and at first raised in Tunshill and later moved to Richmond, London, and then in 1895 to the Isle of Wight with his wife. He was educated at King's College London (AKC in Applied Science, 1870) and the Royal School of Mines.

Early career

In the summers of 1873 and 1874, following a recommendation by the Royal School of Mines, Milne was hired by Cyrus Field as a mining engineer to explore Newfoundland and Labrador in search of coal and mineral resources. During this time he also wrote papers on the interaction of ice and rock, and visited Funk Island, writing another paper on the newly extinct great auk. In December 1873 Milne accompanie…Read more on Wikipedia