INTERPRETING EARTH, a history of geology through encounters with Table Mountain

: Compton (J.)

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335pp., illus., maps, hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2023


"The written records of those who encountered Table Mountain reveal how we learned to read the deep history of the region in parallel with the development of geology as a science".

John S. Compton is Emeritus Associate Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Cape Town. He is the author of Human Origins, how diet, climate and landscape shaped us, The Rocks and Mountains of Cape Town and West Coast, a natural history.