50 Must-See Geological Sites by Gavin Whitfield

By Gavin Whitfield

The e-book provides 50 of the main recognizable and geologically attention-grabbing websites round South Africa, together with a few of palaeontological or ancient renown and a few of mining curiosity. the various choice contains websites akin 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 gains; geological background; panorama and rock formations; themes of neighborhood or ancient curiosity; issues to determine and do on the web site and within the surrounding sector. Maps and GPS guidelines make the websites effortless to discover, and a few of the extra complex beneficial properties are defined through simplified diagrams. approximately 1,000 color photographs illustrate South Africa’s notable geology and produce the subject vividly to existence, making the publication appropriate for armchair shuttle too.

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