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Books > Earth & environment > Earth sciences > Structure & properties of the Earth > General

Skuif - Die Evolusie Van Ons Wereld Vanaf Die Begin Van Lewe Tot In Die Toekoms (Afrikaans, Hardcover): Martin Ince Skuif - Die Evolusie Van Ons Wereld Vanaf Die Begin Van Lewe Tot In Die Toekoms (Afrikaans, Hardcover)
Martin Ince; Translated by Esta Grobler
R475 R447 Discovery Miles 4 470 Save R28 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Skuif handel oor die evolusie van ons węreld vanaf die begin van lewe tot in die toekoms. Die boek gee ’n ongelooflike oorsig van elke tydperk in die aarde se tektoniese geskiedenis. Hierdie verstommende visuele voorstelling van die aarde se geologiese geskiedenis beskryf die verskuiwing van landmassas en die ontwikkeling van die kontinente soos ons dit vandag ken.

Met pragtige węreldkaarte en illustrasies wat die oorsprong van lewe uitbeeld en die aarde se moontlike toekoms vorspel, is Skuif die ideale gids tot ons planeet se geskiedenis. Martin Ince beskryf op toeganklike wyse wat die impak van geologiese veranderinge op die lewe op aarde is.

Active Tectonics and Alluvial Rivers (Hardcover): John M. Holbrook Active Tectonics and Alluvial Rivers (Hardcover)
John M. Holbrook
R1,940 Discovery Miles 19 400 Out of stock

The interactions between tectonic uplift, river erosion and alluvial deposition are fundamental processes which have acted to shape the landscape we see today. These processes are of course ongoing, and are important not only in geomorphology, sedimentology and structural geology, but also hydrology and river engineering. The authors have combined their specialities to bring together evidence and a variety of examples from both field and experimental studies to demonstrate how alluvial rivers are responding to uplift, subsidence and lateral tilting. Such recognition of the nature of river response yield criteria for the identification of active tectonics elsewhere, especially in areas without a history of seismic activity, or in the stratigraphic record. This volume will be of interest to graduate students, consultants and academic researchers in geomorphology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, structural geology, hydrology, geophysics, and geography.

The "Times" Britain from Space (Hardcover): The "Times" Britain from Space (Hardcover)
R400 R320 Discovery Miles 3 200 Save R80 (20%) Out of stock
Magmatic sulfide deposits (Hardcover): Anthony J. Naldrett Magmatic sulfide deposits (Hardcover)
Anthony J. Naldrett
R3,387 Discovery Miles 33 870 Out of stock

Magmatic sulfides provide most of the world's supplies of platinum and nickel, among other rare and valuable ores. The author, a ranking authority on the topic, discusses the types of rocks that contain magmatic sulfides, the chemical processes by which they form, and the geological setting of major nickel-copper and platinum deposits throughout the world--in Canada, Australia, the U.S.S.R., South Africa, the U.S.A., and Zimbabwe. Naldrett also examines how theories about ore genesis can be applied in exploring for minerals. The book will be used in graduate-level courses and by economic geologists, geochemists, and geologists in the mining industry. It will also be of interest to members of geological surveys worldwide.

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