The guide to the rocks and landscapes of Cape Town, the story of the origin of Table Mountain Robert R Compton's classic geology field guide

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insightful essays on many aspects of the natural history of South Africa's West Coast
a book that offers a unique Southern African perspective on human origins, did our species originate on the coastal plain of South Africa? The guide to the rocks and landscapes of Cape Town, the story of the origin of Table Mountain Robert R Compton's classic geology field guide
topography and bathymetry of South Africa showing the continental shelf, Cape Canyon and Agulhas Bank