Royal Geographical Society of South Australia
EDITOR IN CHIEF : Dr. Melissa Nursey-Bray
Number of Issues : 1
Subject: Environmental Studies, Geography, Geosciences, Planning & Development, Political Science, Urban Studies
South Australian Geographic Journal is produced once a year. It carries refereed research papers and other articles relating to the geography of South Australia and its immediate vicinity. In 1987 the Proceedings became the South Australian Geographic Journal.
For reference to back issues there is an index of contents for the series volumes 85 to 107 (1985 to 2008).
For the contents of earlier volumes contact the Society's Library. Copies of volumes published since 1990 are available for purchase.
For the full set of the Proceedings and the Journal there is an index of topics for volumes 1 to 108 (1885 to 2009).
The Royal Geographical Society of South Australia (Inc.) is a voluntary, not-for profit organisation for advancing geographical science and promoting public awareness and enjoyment of Geography and related topics.
The Society was founded in Adelaide on 10 July 1885. It played a role in two major exploratory expeditions (the Elder and Calvert expeditions - see "Exploration") at the close of the 19th century.
In 1905 the Society purchased the York Gate Library, a major private collection amassed by a London merchant relating to geography, exploration and colonisation. Through this purchase, the Society acquired the permanent home which it still enjoys through its affiliation with the Public Library, now the State Library of South Australia.
Initially housed in purpose-built premises in the Institute Building, the Society is currently located in the Mortlock wing of the main State Library Building on North Terrace.
The Royal Geographical Society of South Australia Inc.
PO Box 3661 Rundle Mall
Adelaide SA 5000
Prof. Iain Hay - Flinders University, Australia
Prof. Alaric Maude - Flinders University, Australia
Prof. Andrew Millington - Flinders University, Australia
Prof. Guy Robinson - University of Adelaide, Australia
Dr. Rod Shearing - President, Royal Geography Association, Australia