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By Gavin Whitfield

The publication offers 50 of the main recognizable and geologically fascinating websites round South Africa, together with a few of palaeontological or old renown and a few of mining curiosity. the various choice contains websites equivalent to Chapman’s height, Howick Falls, Walter Sisulu nationwide Botanical Gardens, Mapungubwe, Tswaing Meteorite Crater and the Fraserburg Fossil floor. each one web site is unpacked to bare: key gains; geological historical past; panorama and rock formations; subject matters of neighborhood or old curiosity; issues to determine and do on the web site and within the surrounding sector. Maps and GPS tips make the websites effortless to discover, and a few of the extra advanced positive factors are defined through simplified diagrams. approximately 1,000 color photographs illustrate South Africa’s outstanding geology and convey the subject vividly to lifestyles, making the booklet compatible for armchair commute too.

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