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Africa's Rift Valley

Author: Colin D Willock; Time-Life Books.
Publisher: Amsterdam : Time-Life Books, [1974]
Series: World's wild places.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Examines the land, vegetation, wildlife, and people of the Great Rift Valley, a 4,000-mile fissure in the earth's crust that stretches from the Lebanon to Mozambique.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin D Willock; Time-Life Books.
OCLC Number: 1120504
Description: 184 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
Contents: A scar on the earth's face --
Signs of subterranean turmoil --
The danakil inferno --
A landscape of salt --
The fish and the fish-eaters --
A nature walk through hell's gate --
Cauldrons of soda --
Caustic swamps and bitter waters --
Flamingoes by the million --
The flamingoes' sodary home --
People from the past --
Into the dark continent in 1887 --
The elephants of Manyara --
The moment of fear.
Series Title: World's wild places.
Responsibility: by Colin Willock and the editors of Time-Life Books ; with photos. by Goetz D. Plage.

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Examines the land, vegetation, wildlife, and people of the Great Rift Valley, a 4,000-mile fissure in the earth's crust that stretches from the Lebanon to Mozambique.

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