• Palaces of Stone Uncovering Ancient Southern African Kingdoms Quick View
    • Palaces of Stone Uncovering Ancient Southern African Kingdoms Quick View
    • Palaces of Stone Uncovering Ancient Southern African Kingdoms
    • Palaces of Stone brings to life the history of various early African societies, from AD 900 to approximately 1850. By exploring a selection of known and unknown sites, the authors uncover the emergence of ancient civilizations and reconstruct the meaning of the ruins they left behind. Woven into the narrative are stories of powerful political states; flourishing local economies; long-distance…
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  • Going to Ground Quick View
    • Going to Ground Quick View
    • Going to Ground
    • Nearly four years exploring for base metals in Brazil were enough to convince him that his roots were deep in the substrate of Africa. He returned home to buy a farm in the Franschhoek valley, supplementing his income by consulting, mainly in diamonds in the Northern Cape. Even after marrying he still itched to see the world and returned to…
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  • Geology – Off The Beaten Track Quick View
    • Geology – Off The Beaten Track Quick View
    • Geology – Off The Beaten Track
    • 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
    • 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
    • R190.00
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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
    • 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
    • R110.00
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  • Africa’s Top Geological Sites Quick View
    • Africa’s Top Geological Sites Quick View
    • Africa’s Top Geological Sites
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • R320.00
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  • Understanding Minerals & Crystals Quick View
    • Understanding Minerals & Crystals Quick View
    • Understanding Minerals & Crystals
    • 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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  • Geological Wonders of Namibia Quick View
  • Makgadikgadi Pans Quick View
    • Makgadikgadi Pans Quick View
    • Makgadikgadi Pans
    • 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
    • R230.00
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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
    • 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
    • R80.00
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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
    • 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 
    • R280.00
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