WEST COAST, a natural history

: Compton (J.)

R 335.00
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232pp., colour illus, maps, paperback, Cape Town, 2021


The landforms, plant and animal life, climate and history of South Africa's West Coast, from the beaches of the Cape Peninsula to southern Namibia, and inland to the mountains of the Cedarberg.

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