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About 42° South

42° South is a part-time Wikipedia editor originally from Hobart, in Tasmania. In 2005, he moved to London, England, where he now resides. Educated briefly at the University of Tasmania in political science and law, he transferred to the University of Sydney, where he gained a Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology and History. In the real world he now works in the museum industry as a curator, and is also a qualified field archaeologist.

42° South is primarily concerned with improving the general quality of articles related to his home state of Tasmania, and is an active editor for WikiProject Tasmania. He also has a strong interest in cricket and football, and edits articles related to both sports - particularly when they relate to Tasmania. Other areas of interest include archaeology and history, particularly military history, and these occupy most of his editing time.

Aut viam inveniam aut faciam... - Hannibal


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Current Projects

Current Main Projects Ongoing Edits Proposals
Wikipedia:WikiProject Tasmania - general improvements to Tasmanian articles List of Tasmanian representative cricketers (improve to FL status) Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race - complete editions
Colonial forces of Australia (re-write, separate individual colonial forces) Military history of Australia during the Second Boer War (improve to GA status) History of Tasmania (turn to prose)
Colony of Tasmania - finish, get to at least GA status The Ashes - individual series, and separate tour pages Tasmania's Heritage Highway (incl. improve - Bridgewater, Brighton, Pontville, Mangalore, Bagdad, Dysart, Kempton, Melton Mowbray, Jericho, Oatlands, Antill Ponds, Woodbury, Tunbridge, Ross, Campbell Town, Conara Junction, Cleveland, Epping Forest, Perth, Breadalbane and Kings Meadows)
Tasmania (disambiguation) (create new articles) Metropolitana di Napoli - General editing, and list the stations Comuni of the Province of Naples - expand histories etc
Tasmanian cricket captains (improve to GA status) Multifunction Polis - improve quality Spyforce - finish episode summaries
City of Clarence (improve to GA status) Shipwrecks of Tasmania Richmond Gaol (rewrite)
Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre (create)
Royal Society of Tasmania (rewrite)


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Well Done for your contributions to Tasmanian Football. --Boltonfan22 07:32, 27 December 2006 (UTC) For the incredible amount of work you've done on History of Hobart, you deserve an attaboy. -- faithless (speak) 13:42, 28 December 2008 (UTC) For your fantastic contributions to Tasmanian related topics. Keep up the good work. How about trying to finish one and nominating for GA/FA? ;) Aaroncrick (talk) Review me! 07:26, 20 November 2009 (UTC)

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