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Sterkfontein : Early Hominid Site in the 'Cradle of Humankind'

Sterkfontein : Early Hominid Site in the 'Cradle of Humankind'

Publisher : Wits University Press
SKU: 9781868144211
R 182,00
R 154,70
Part of a series of short books on South Africa's World Heritage Sites, this guide to Sterkfontein provides an overview of the geological and fossil history of the Sterkfontein Valley. It also presents the remarkable record contained in the Sterkfontein Caves, comprising thousands of animal, plant and hominid fossils.
This guide to Sterkfontein is the second in a series of short books on South Africa's World Heritage Sites. Written by specialists and generously illustrated, the series aims to provide accurate and accessible introductions to the sites, and to make the visit more meaningful and enjoyable for uninformed visitors. Mapungubwe was published in 2005. ""Sterkfontein"" provides an easy-to-read overview of the geological and fossil history of the Sterkfontein Valley. The remarkable record contained in the Sterkfontein Caves, comprising thousands of animal, plant and hominid fossils, is simply presented and current debates are explained. The use of visual markers from Sterkfontein enables visitors to identify essential features and formations.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781868144211
Publisher Wits University Press
Contributor Edited by Amanda Esterhuysen
Publication Date 2006-10-31
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 64
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 210 X 148 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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This guide to Sterkfontein is the second in a series of short books on South Africa's World Heritage Sites. Written by specialists and generously illustrated, the series aims to provide accurate and accessible introductions to the sites, and to make the visit more meaningful and enjoyable for uninformed visitors. Mapungubwe was published in 2005. ""Sterkfontein"" provides an easy-to-read overview of the geological and fossil history of the Sterkfontein Valley. The remarkable record contained in the Sterkfontein Caves, comprising thousands of animal, plant and hominid fossils, is simply presented and current debates are explained. The use of visual markers from Sterkfontein enables visitors to identify essential features and formations.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781868144211
Publisher Wits University Press
Contributor Edited by Amanda Esterhuysen
Publication Date 2006-10-31
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 64
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 210 X 148 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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