The Reed Field Guide to New Zealand Geology: An Introduction to Rocks, Minerals and Fossils

Author(s): Jocelyn Thornton

NZ Natural History | Secondhand

Replaced by The Field Guide to NZ Geology 9780143202592 First published in 1985 and fully revised and updated in 2003 this book was the first field guide written for the general public and beginners in geology in New Zealand, and has become the standard work on this countryÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂâÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂs geology. It shows travellers in New Zealand something of the tremendous variety of our rocks, minerals and fossils, and describes what to look for in many areas where rock formations are prominent. Written in simplified terms it includes an introductory chapter on general geology, a geological time-cart and quick reference maps of both North and South Islands, with photographs and maps of formations accessible to the average traveller.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780790008561
  • : Raupo Publishing (Nz) Ltd
  • : Raupo Publishing (Nz) Ltd
  • : April 2003
  • : 280x184mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jocelyn Thornton
  • : Paperback
  • : illustrated edition
  • : 559.3
  • : 276
  • : Geology & the lithosphere
  • : illustrations