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The rift valleys and geology of East Africa; an account of the origin & history of the rift valleys of East Africa & their relation to the contemporary earth-movements which transformed the geography of the world. With some account of the prehistoric stone implements, soils, water supply, & mineral resources of the Kenya colony, Preview this item
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The rift valleys and geology of East Africa; an account of the origin & history of the rift valleys of East Africa & their relation to the contemporary earth-movements which transformed the geography of the world. With some account of the prehistoric stone implements, soils, water supply, & mineral resources of the Kenya colony,

Author: J W Gregory
Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Co., 1921.
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Gregory, J.W. (John Walter), 1864-1932.
Rift valleys and geology of East Africa.
London, Seeley, Service & Co., 1921
(OCoLC)655190091
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J W Gregory
OCLC Number: 1115650
Description: 479 pages frontispiece, illustrations, plates, folded maps 22 cm
Contents: Discovery and range of the Great Rift Valley --
The Eozoic geology of British East Africa --
The Archeozoic group --
the Karagwe series --
The Duruma sandstone --
The coastal Jurassic and Cretaceous series --
Kainozoic geology of British East Africa --
Fossil corals from British East Africa --
The volcanic history of British East Africa --
The Baringo Basin --
The highlands west of the Rift Valley near the Uganda railway --
The succession at Laikipia --
Mount Kenya --
The volcanic belt of Kikuyu-land --
The Rift Valley between Lakes Naivasha and Magadi --
The volcanoes and intrusions of the Nyika borders --
The volcanic succession --
The tectonic structure of the Rift Valley --
Prehistoric man in British East Africa --
Man and the origin of the British East African caves --
Water supply and wells --
The mineral resources --
The soils --
Uganda and the Victoria Nyanza --
The western branch of the Great Rift Valley --
German East Africa --
Tanganyika territory --
Lake Nyasa and the southern end of the Rift Valley --
Madagascar --
Geology of Somaliland --
The Abyssinian section of the Rift Valley --
The Nile Valley and the Red Sea --
Age of the Rift Valley in Palestine --
The relations of the Rift Valley to contemporary earth-movements --
Appendices: Physiological value of the cave-earth of Lumbwa --
Report on fossils from B.E.A. [British East Africa] --
Soils from E. Africa --
Igneous rocks from B.E.A. [British East Africa] --
Localities in petrological appendix --
Comparative table of the geological succession in S. Rhodesia --
General glossary --
Definition of rock names --
Masai place names --
List of analyses of E. African rocks, salts and waters.
Responsibility: by J.W. Gregory ... With appendices on the edible earths, soils, fossils, rocks, & Masai place-names, by Prof. E.P. Cathcart ... Prof. R.A. Berry, R.B. Newton, esq., Miss Agnes Neilson, & A.C. Holles ...

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