Yonge, C.M. (Charles Maurice), 1899-1986

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1899-12-09
Death 1986-03-17
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

On 16 July 1928, the world's first detailed scientific study of coral reef took place on Low Isles. The European expedition party, led by Dr C. M. Yonge, aimed to study the life processes of coral and of the formation and maintenance of reef. The Expedition left the Isles on 28 July 1929. (Information taken from http://www.douglas-shire-historical-society.org/low_isles.htm )

Sir Charles Maurice Yonge CBE FRS (9 December 1899 - 17 March 1986) was a British zoologist. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1946 and won its Darwin Medal in 1968. He was born and later educated at Silcoates School, where his father was headmaster.

From the description of 27574 Great Barrier Reef Papers, 1928-1978. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 755779889

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Subjects:

  • Environmental law

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Places:

  • Queensland (as recorded)
  • Low Isles (Qld.) (as recorded)
  • Great Barrier Reef (Qld.) (as recorded)