Download PDF by Gavin Whitfield: 50 Must-See Geological Sites

By Gavin Whitfield

ISBN-10: 1920572503

ISBN-13: 9781920572501

The e-book provides 50 of the main recognizable and geologically fascinating websites round South Africa, together with a few of palaeontological or historic renown and a few of mining curiosity. the varied choice comprises websites corresponding to Chapman’s height, Howick Falls, Walter Sisulu nationwide Botanical Gardens, Mapungubwe, Tswaing Meteorite Crater and the Fraserburg Fossil floor. each one website is unpacked to bare: key positive factors; geological history; panorama and rock formations; subject matters of neighborhood or old curiosity; issues to work out and do on the website and within the surrounding sector. Maps and GPS guidelines make the websites effortless to discover, and a few of the extra advanced positive aspects are defined by way of simplified diagrams. approximately 1,000 color photographs illustrate South Africa’s striking geology and convey the subject vividly to lifestyles, making the publication appropriate for armchair go back and forth too.

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