Logo

Shaping a Nation: A Geology of Australia

Small book cover: Shaping a Nation: A Geology of Australia

Shaping a Nation: A Geology of Australia
by

Publisher: ANU Press
ISBN-13: 9781921862823
Number of pages: 554

Description:
Presented in a refreshingly non-linear format, the book summarises much of what we know about this country's geological history, discussing the fossil record and evolution of life across the continent, describing its mineral and energy reserves, and revealing the significance of its coastal and groundwater systems.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: Theoretical GeomechanicsTheoretical Geomechanics
by - Samizdat Press
This text presents some theoretical problems related to the continuum mechanics, of particular importance to applied geomechanics, geological engineering and structural geology. The theory of plates and shells is discussed in detail.
(12946 views)
Book cover: TectonicsTectonics
by - InTech
The present book is restricted to the structure and evolution of the terrestrial lithosphere with dominant emphasis on the continents. Topics: Gondwana history, the tectonics of Europe and the Near East; the tectonics of Siberia; and more.
(7410 views)
Book cover: Historical GeologyHistorical Geology
- Wikibooks
This book has a single purpose: to explain how it is even possible to reconstruct the history of the Earth from data available in the present. The emphasis is methodological: rather than explaining what is known, we shall look at how it is known.
(3238 views)
Book cover: Volcanoes of the United StatesVolcanoes of the United States
by - US. Government Printing Office
The U.S. ranks third, behind Indonesia and Japan, in the number of historically active volcanoes. A few volcanoes have produced some of the largest and most dangerous types of eruptions in this century, while several others have threatened to erupt.
(878 views)