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

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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

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Created by Christine Bryan on 27 May 2014

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