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Geology off the Beaten Track: Exploring South Africa's hidden treasures

Geology Guide
  • This book helps readers understand and interpret the geology along South Africa’s regional and other less-travelled roads
  • Featuring 13 detailed routes across the country
  • The text is richly illustrated with photos and diagrams, making it suitable for armchair travellers too
  • Maps for all the routes indicate key geosites, with GPS readings to pinpoint their location

By: Nick Norman (Author)

256 pages, 280 colour & b/w photos, 13 colour illustrations, 20 coiour maps

Random House Struik

Paperback | Nov 2013 | #210286 | ISBN-13: 9781431700820
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NHBS Price: £17.50 $22/€21 approx

About this book

Geology off the Beaten Track follows on the success of author Nick Norman's earlier Geological Journeys (co-authored with Gavin Whitfield).

This new book helps readers understand and interpret the geology along SA's regional and other less-travelled roads. It features 13 detailed routes across the country, taking in geologically interesting areas such as the Richtersveld, Cape winelands and the Valley of Desolation near Graaff-Reinet. The text is richly illustrated with photos and explanatory diagrams, making it suitable for armchair travellers too. Maps for all the routes indicate key geosites, with GPS readings to pinpoint their location.


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