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Skeleton Coast

By: Amy Schoeman

148 pages, 160 col photos

Random House Struik

Hardback | Jan 2004 | Edition: 4 | #146441 | ISBN: 1868728919
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Hardback | Dec 1996 | #44294 | ISBN: 1868125939
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Namibia's Skeleton Coast, once feared for its treachery to seafarers, is now prized as a wilderness and area of great beauty. This book covers all aspects of the coast's intrigues - from the geology and elusive minerals, which originally made the area famous, to descriptions of the plants and animals that have adapted to life in a place without water, as well as a history of man's efforts to battle this hostile environment.


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