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Nile waters, Saharan sands : adventures of a geomorphologist at large

Author: M A J Williams
Publisher: Cham : Springer, [2015]. ©2016
Series: Springer biographies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, the author describes in simple, non-technical terms the adventures he has experienced during his work as an earth scientist in some of the remote parts of the arid and semi-arid world.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)920446843
Named Person: M A J Williams
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M A J Williams
ISBN: 9783319254456 3319254456
OCLC Number: 933591107
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 210 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: 1. Early days.- 2. Boyhood in France (1950-1953).- 3. Sheffield, the Pennines and Cambridge (1953-1962).- 4. Expeditions to the Libyan Desert (1962-1963).- 5. Blue and White Nile valleys, Sudan (1962-1964).- 6. Northern Territory, Canberra and Sydney, Australia (1964-1984).- 7. Adrar Bous, Central Sahara (1970) .- 8. Ethiopian Highlands and Rift Valley (1971-1978).- 9. Back to the Sudan: the White Nile valley and Jebel Marra volcano (1973-1983).- 10. Wadi Azaouak, Niger (1973-1974).- 11. Petra and Wadi Rum, Jordan (1975).- 12. Algeria and Tunisia (1979).- 13. Son and Belan Valleys, India (1980, 1982, 2005).- 14. Afar Hominids, Ethiopia (1981).- 15. Rajasthan, India (1983).- 16. Somalia (1988).- 17. Inner Mongolia, China (1999).- 18. Flinders Ranges, South Australia: Solving the Puzzle (1993-2007).- 19. Kenya (1999-2003).- 20. Mauritania, France, Argentina (2004-2014).- 21. Back to the Nile (2005-2012).- 22. Epilogue.
Series Title: Springer biographies.
Responsibility: Martin Williams.

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