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The Great Rift Valley of East Africa

Author: Anup Sah; Manoj Shah
Publisher: Cape Town : Struik ; London : New Holland [distributor], 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: The Great Rift Valley of Africa, formed by violent geological events of the past, is so prominent a cleft down the eastern side of the continent that it can be seen even from the moon. A series of beautiful photographs reveals the valley's many ecological niches, evolutionary 'hotspots' where diverse life forms have arisen and flourished. The book showcases the fauna of the region: the only  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
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Sah, Anup.
Great Rift Valley of East Africa.
Cape Town : Struik ; London : New Holland [distributor], 2008
(OCoLC)607807712
Online version:
Sah, Anup.
Great Rift Valley of East Africa.
Cape Town : Struik ; London : New Holland [distributor], 2008
(OCoLC)609204231
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anup Sah; Manoj Shah
ISBN: 9781770074507 1770074503
OCLC Number: 222161232
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
1: Wolves of the highlands --
2: Flamingos of the soda lakes --
3: Wildlife of the Crater Highlands --
4: Migrants of the ash-covered plains --
5: Gorillas of the Virungas --
6: Chimpanzees of Lake Tanganyika --
7: Prehumans of the ancient lakes --
8: Hunter-gatherers of Lake Eyasi --
9: Transformation --
Index.
Responsibility: text by Anup Shah ; photography by Anup Shah & Manoj Shah.

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Focusing on the East African segment of the Great Rift Valley, this book covers seven ecosystems that fall within this region and presents the following main themes: geology, evolution and natural  Read more...

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