Shaping a Nation: A Geology of Australia
by Richard Blewett (ed.)
Publisher: ANU Press 2012
Number of pages: 554
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.
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