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Field Guide to Rocks & Minerals of Southern Africa
Bruce Cairncross Add to basket
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Southern Africa boasts many spectacular examples of rocks and minerals; volcanic lavas make up the dramatic Drakensberg mountain range, granite mountains form stunning scenery in Namibia and Zimbabwe,
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Africa's Top Geological Sites
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Africa is home to more than the Cradle of Humankind. It was the core of the ancient supercontinent Pangaea, and comprises some of the oldest and most extraordinary geology on planet Earth.

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Sasol First Field Guide to Gemstones of Southern Africa
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These natural history guides have been developed to encourage young people and anyone with a budding interest in natural history to learn about the wonders of southern Africa's fascinating fauna, flora
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Understanding Minerals & Crystals
Bruce Cairncross, Terence McCarthy Add to basket
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Minerals are the building blocks of rocks – they make up the solid Earth’s crust. Understanding Minerals & Crystals takes a close look at minerals, how they form, why they differ and how to go about
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The Magaliesberg: Biosphere Edition
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The Magaliesberg by Vincent Carruthers was first published in 1990. A second edition was published in 2000 and reprinted in 2007. It has now been revised again for publication to coincide with the international
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Story of Life and the Environment
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The Story of Life & the Environment - an African perspective is about the fragile miracle of life. It's a celebration of the Earth's rich and wonderful diversity - the species, populations, communities
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Bushman Rock Art An Interpretive Guide
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The prehistoric record of southern Africa extends back some 2 million years. The oldest cultural artefacts are stone tools such as handaxes, cleavers and choppers. In more recent centuries, archaeologists
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Rocks & Minerals of Southern Africa
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This handy pocket guide presents a selection of the most fascinating and important rock and mineral species found in southern Africa. Each entry includes photographs, a description, uses, and detailed
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How on Earth?
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This books sets out to answer puzzles in nature and the environment: how is there such a neat fit between the coastlines of Africa and South America? Why is Table Mountain flat but the adjacent Twelve
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Geological Journeys A traveller's guide to South Africa's rocks and landforms
Nick Norman, Gavin Whitfield Add to basket
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Geological Journeys: a traveller's guide to South Africa's rocks and landforms is an essential companion on car journeys. For those who wonder about the jaunty tilt of a mountain ahead, the unusual patterns
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Field Guide to the Cradle of Humankind
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First published in August 2002, Field Guide to the Cradle of Humankind caused a considerable stir among professionals in the field of palaeoanthropology (a field fraught with professional jealousies, subjective
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