By: Mary Seely (Author), John Pallett (Author)
197 pages, colour photos
Written primarily by scientists Mary Seely and John Pallett, Namib: Secrets of a Desert Uncovered, also showcases contributions from some of the most outstanding researchers and photographers in the country. It provides a total optical onslaught; an aerial view of sinuous dunes that glow with a gorgeously decadent hue of sensuous apricot, streaked with coal-black shadow, surrounded by flat plains in shades of coffee-brown; at the end of an ephemeral river, terminating in a large pool of sapphire-blue water surrounded by sand.
The colours in the pictures are so vivid and the contours so striking that the overall effect is uncannily three-dimensional.
Namib: Secrets of a Desert Uncovered is destined for more than a quick browse at a coffee table. It is part tour guide, part science, part history, part adventure. It is all you ever wanted to know about the oldest living desert on the planet.
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!
Your orders support book donation projects
my first port of call for ordering books
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985