• Geology – Off The Beaten Track Quick View
    • Geology – Off The Beaten Track Quick View
    • Geology – Off The Beaten Track
    • R290.00
    • Geology off the beaten track follows on the success of author Nick Norman’s earlier Geological Journeys (co-authored with Gavin Whitfi eld), which has sold more than 20 000 copies in the last 6 years. This new book helps readers understand and interpret the geology along SA’s regional and other less-travelled roads. Author: Nick Norman
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  • Field Guide to Rocks & Minerals of Southern Africa Quick View
  • Pocket Guide Rocks and Minerals of Southern Africa Quick View
    • Pocket Guide Rocks and Minerals of Southern Africa Quick View
    • Pocket Guide Rocks and Minerals of Southern Africa
    • R190.00
    • This handy pocket guide presents the most fascinating and important rocks and minerals found in southern Africa. Accounts include diagnostic information, full-color photographs, concise descriptions, uses, and detailed information on where species occur. Author: Bruce Cairncross
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  • Stargazing From Game Reserves Quick View
    • Stargazing From Game Reserves Quick View
    • Stargazing From Game Reserves
    • R170.00
    • Stargazing from game reserves in Southern Africa  offers visitors to game and nature parks an exciting night-time activity in the bush, giving them an opportunity to turn their binoculars skyward after dark. Author: Anthony Fairall
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  • Sky Guide Africa South 2020 Quick View
    • Sky Guide Africa South 2020 Quick View
    • Sky Guide Africa South 2020
    • R145.00
    • This annual publication is an invaluable guide for anyone who has even a passing interest in the night skies of southern Africa and is ‘… an absolute must for first-time star-gazers and professional astronomers alike’. Authors: ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
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  • Geological Journeys: A Traveller’s Guide to South Africa’s Rocks and Landforms Quick View
  • Box of Rocks Quick View
    • Box of Rocks Quick View
    • Box of Rocks
    • R110.00
    • Well-known geologist Nick Norman leads young readers into the absorbing world of geology. Budding rock collectors will find out all about the rocks that they’ll encounter in southern Africa, with a view to building their own rock collections. Author: Nick Norman
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  • Africa’s Top Geological Sites Quick View
    • Africa’s Top Geological Sites Quick View
    • Africa’s Top Geological Sites
    • R450.00
    • This detailed and colourful book features 44 of the continent's most spectacular and interesting 'geosites', from Table Mountain in the south to the eroded necks and plugs of the Hoggar region in Algeria; and from the volcanic islands of the Atlantic Ocean to the continental fragments off the African east coast. Each site is authored by a geologist (or specialist…
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  • Cradle of Life: The Story of the Magaliesberg and the Cradle of Humankind Quick View
    • Cradle of Life: The Story of the Magaliesberg and the Cradle of Humankind Quick View
    • Cradle of Life: The Story of the Magaliesberg and the Cradle of Humankind
    • R320.00
    • The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site situated in the heart of the Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve is the jewel in South Africa’s evolutionary crown: an area ‘of outstanding universal value’, it has attracted world-wide interest and furnished key evidence about where, when and how we came to be. The greater Magaliesberg area is peppered with some 200 caves and has…
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  • The Field Guide to the Cradle of Humankind Quick View
  • Minerals & Gemstones of East Africa Quick View
    • Minerals & Gemstones of East Africa Quick View
    • Minerals & Gemstones of East Africa
    • R250.00
    • East Africa is famous for its world-class gemstones and mineral specimens, most notably the highly sought-after blue tanzanite, found only in Tanzania in a very small area in the northeast. Many other minerals and gemstones are mined in the region and this is the first publication to showcase and examine those occurring in the five countries that make up East…
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  • 50 Must-See Geological Sites in Southern Africa Quick View
    • 50 Must-See Geological Sites in Southern Africa Quick View
    • 50 Must-See Geological Sites in Southern Africa
    • R290.00
    • The book presents 50 of the most recognizable and geologically interesting sites around South Africa, including some of palaeontological or historical renown and some of mining interest. The diverse selection includes sites such as Chapman’s Peak, Howick Falls, Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens, Mapungubwe, Tswaing Meteorite Crater and the Fraserburg Fossil Surface. Author: Gavin Whitfield
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  • Understanding Minerals & Crystals Quick View
    • Understanding Minerals & Crystals Quick View
    • Understanding Minerals & Crystals
    • R350.00
    • Minerals are the building blocks of rocks – they make up the solid Earth’s crust. Understanding Minerals & Crystals takes a close look at minerals, how they form, why they differ and how to go about identifying them. Authors: Terence Mccarthy, Bruce Cairncross
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  • Night Skies of Botswana Quick View
    • Night Skies of Botswana Quick View
    • Night Skies of Botswana
    • R240.00
    • This easy-to-use, accessible guide to starwatching in Botswana is ideal for beginner and amateur stargazers. All stars described can be seen with the naked eye – binoculars and telescopes are not necessary. Author: Stephen O' Meara
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  • Searching African Skies: The Square Kilometre Array and South Africa’s quest to hear the songs of the stars Quick View
  • Geological Wonders of Namibia Quick View
  • Star Maps for Southern Africa Quick View
    • Star Maps for Southern Africa Quick View
    • Star Maps for Southern Africa
    • R190.00
    • The first star guide of its kind in the southern hemisphere, this book features 96 star maps for observing the southern skies with the naked eye, standard binoculars or a small telescope. Divided into 12 sets, the maps cover all eight principal views of the sky (N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W and NW) for each month of the…
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  • Guide to Night Skies of Southern Africa Quick View
    • Guide to Night Skies of Southern Africa Quick View
    • Guide to Night Skies of Southern Africa
    • R170.00
    • Night Skies of Southern Africa, first published in 1987, has long been a standard reference in the region. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to incorporate the latest findings and advances in the science of astronomy. Author: Peter Mack
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  • Sasol First Field Guide to Skywatching In Southern Africa Quick View
    • Sasol First Field Guide to Skywatching In Southern Africa Quick View
    • Sasol First Field Guide to Skywatching In Southern Africa
    • R80.00
    • Sasol First Field Guide to Skywatching in Southern Africa  is a fascinating insight into the southern skies by night. Full-colour photo graphs and illustrations, monthly star charts and easy-to-read text will help the budding astronomer to identify the more visible objects in our night skies, as well as those that are less obvious, and discover some of the extraordinary phenomena…
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  • Of Hominins, Hunter Gatherers and Heroes: 20 Amazing Places in South Africa Quick View
  • Makgadikgadi Pans Quick View
    • Makgadikgadi Pans Quick View
    • Makgadikgadi Pans
    • R230.00
    • Tucked away between the perennial waterways of the Okavango Delta and the arid Kalahari to the south are the legendary Makgadikgadi Pans. Some 12,000 square kilometres in extent, these salt flats, consisting of two large salt pans, Sowa and Ntwetwe, and a myriad smaller ones, are Botswana’s best-kept secret and one of its fastest-growing tourist attractions. Author: Grahame Mcleod
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  • The Story of Earth and Life Quick View
    • The Story of Earth and Life Quick View
    • The Story of Earth and Life
    • R390.00
    • Southern Africa is without equal in terms of geology, a treasure trove of valuable minerals with a geological history dating back some 3 600 million years. In addition, the evolution of plants and animals, especially mammals and dinosaurs, is well preserved in the region, which also has among the best records of the origin of modern man. Autors: Terence McCarthy,…
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  • Sasol First Field Guide to Gemstones of Southern Africa Quick View
    • Sasol First Field Guide to Gemstones of Southern Africa Quick View
    • Sasol First Field Guide to Gemstones of Southern Africa
    • R80.00
    • Sasol First Field Guide to Gemstones of Southern Africa  is a fascinating guide to the gemstones of the region. Full-colour photo graphs and easy-to-read text will help the beginner and budding naturalist to identify the more common gemstones that occur in southern Africa, discover where they are found, and learn about their unusual features. Author: Bruce Cairncross
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  • How on Earth? Answers to Puzzles of our Planet Quick View
    • How on Earth? Answers to Puzzles of our Planet Quick View
    • How on Earth? Answers to Puzzles of our Planet
    • R280.00
    • For each of some 70 questions there is an explanation, be it geological, mineralogical, astronomic – whatever the field, the evidence is carefully presented and explained so that even those with little knowledge in these fields can understand the processes that have been at work. Author: Terence McCarthy 
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  • Sky Guide Africa South 2019 Quick View
    • Sky Guide Africa South 2019 Quick View
    • Sky Guide Africa South 2019
    • R145.00
    • Sky Guide Africa South 2019  is a practical resource for all astronomers, be they novice, amateur or professional. It covers the upcoming year’s planetary movements, predicted eclipses, meteor showers – any events and facets of the night sky that change annually. Star charts plot the evening sky for each season, facilitating the identification of stars and constellations Author: ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF…
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