Cooke, Robin John Seymour

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Cooke, Robin John Seymour

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  • R J S Cooke

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c.1939 - 8 March 1979


Robin Cooke was an Australian volcanologist, employed by the Australian Bureau of Mineral Resources (BMR), and seconded to Papua New Guinea at the Rabaul Observatory from 1971 to 1979 as a Senior Government Volcanologist . Cooke and a colleague, Elias Ravian, were were killed on 8 March 1979 by gas eminating from the Karkar volcano, which had been producing low level eruptions from January 1979. Camped at an observation post near the Volcano and


Papua New Guinea

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Created by Christine Bryan on 27 May 2014




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