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The cretaceous fossils of South-Central Africa : an illustrated guide

Author: Michael R Cooper
Publisher: London : CRC Press / Balkema, [2018]
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This book serves as an introduction to the Cretaceous geology and palaeontology of south-central Africa, covering the whole of Southern and Eastern Africa and Angola. Fifty two plates illustrate almost 1000 species and provide a field guide to the macrofossils of the subcontinent. The book will be of value to field geologists, students and non-specialists with an interest in the natural world. A bibliography of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)1033786316
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Cooper
ISBN: 9780429442971 0429442971 9780429810695 0429810695 9780429810688 0429810687
OCLC Number: 1054378705
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Index; Introduction; Eustasy; Milankovitch cycles; The breakup of Gondwana; Vicariance; The terminal Cretaceous extinction event; Regional Geology; Namibia; Northern Cape; Western Cape; Lesotho; Swaziland; Eastern Cape; KwaZulu-Natal; Moçambique; Zimbabwe; Angola; Malawi; Zambia; Tanzania; References; Illustrations of Cretaceous fossils
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This book serves as an introduction to the Cretaceous geology and palaeontology of south-central Africa, covering the whole of Southern and Eastern Africa and Angola. Fifty two plates illustrate almost 1000 species and provide a field guide to the macrofossils of the subcontinent. The book will be of value to field geologists, students and non-specialists with an interest in the natural world. A bibliography of the Cretaceous palaeontology and stratigraphy of the subcontinent is provided.

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