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The Himalaya: history of a habitat

Wednesday 12th April, 2017

Start time: 5:20 PM

Finish time: 7:00 PM

Speaker: Elizabeth Whitcombe. Elizabeth is a physician, historian and a skilled, knowledgeable gardener, who has travelled widely in India and has a lifelong interest in the Himalaya and its flora. This talk will outline the geomorphological history and climate of the region and how these factors influence the flora along the east-west axis of the Himalayan mountain chain. At the Zoology Benham Building, 346 Great King Street, behind the Zoology car park by the Captain Cook Hotel. Use the main entrance of the Benham Building to get in and go to the Benham Seminar Room, Rm. 215, 2nd floor. Please be prompt as we have to hold the door open.

Contact Robyn Bridges, phone: (03) 472 7330.