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: Introduction to Crystallography and Mineral Crystal SystemsIntroduction to Crystallography and Mineral Crystal Systems
by - Rockhounding Arkansas
Crystallography is a fascinating division of the entire study of mineralogy. We hope to bring you to a greater appreciation of natural mineral crystals and their forms by giving you some background and understanding into the world of crystallography.
(11267 views)
Book cover: VolcanoesVolcanoes
by - U. S. Geological Survey
This booklet presents a generalized summary of the nature, workings, products, and hazards of the common types of volcanoes around the world, along with a brief introduction to the techniques of volcano monitoring and research.
(5295 views)
Book cover: Stylolites: A reviewStylolites: A review
by - arXiv.org
Stylolites are ubiquitous geo-patterns observed in rocks in the upper crust, from geological reservoirs in sedimentary rocks to deformation zones, in folds, faults and shear zones. These rough surfaces play a major role in the dissolution of rocks...
(2971 views)
Book cover: Geology: The Science of the Earth's CrustGeology: The Science of the Earth's Crust
by - P. F. Collier & Son Company
In the preparation of this book the author presents, in popular form, the salient points of a general survey of the whole great science of geology, the science which deals with the history of the earth and its inhabitants as revealed in the rocks.
(5934 views)