The Rocks and Mountains of Cape Town

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Juta and Company Ltd, 2004 - Geology - 112 pages
 

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The book really helped me a lot in terms of understanding the geological structure of south afica. After reading the book, I have developed a deep interest in rocks, I find it very fascinating now. There really is a story behind every rock structure. Id reccomend it to anyone, whether you're studuing the earth sciences or not or just out of curioisty to find out more our unique landscape JUST GO FOR IT! 

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Great book. Really helped me understand my geology course, :)

Contents

LOCATION MAP
7
The view from space
15
Ancient continental collisions and the African superswell
21
From rock to soil
30
Plants on the rocks
36
Cape Towns oldest rocks
44
Deep intrusion of Cape Granite magma
50
An enormous pile of sand
57
collision and deformation on a large scale
68
Langebaan Lagoon
81
Early Capetonians
88
Water from the rocks
95
The future
104
GEOLOGICAL MAP
110
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