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Geology of the Amboseli area

Laurence Albert Joseph Williams

Geology of the Amboseli area

degree sheet 59, S. W. quarter

by Laurence Albert Joseph Williams

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Published by Ministry of Natural Resources, Geological Survey of Kenya in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya,
  • Lake Amboseli region.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Kenya -- Lake Amboseli region.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby L. A. J. Williams.
      SeriesReport - Geological Survey of Kenya ; no. 90, Reoprt (Geological Survey of Kenya) ;, no. 90.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE327.K4 A3 no. 90
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 86 p., [2] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages86
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4930344M
      LC Control Number76357031

      conformable flows with reverse polarity, that overtopped the escarpment in this area. A thickness of m is exposed in the eastern rift escarpments (Baker et al. ). Tigoni Trachyte: very fine grained trachyte exposed in rivers and where it has been quarried for building stone. READ: GEOLOGY OF THE AMBOSELI AREA - WAGENINGEN UR - FOREWORD The publication of this report on the geology of the Kajiado area fills one of the few remaining gaps in the geological mapping of the southern part o Kenyaf Geology of the Kajiado area: degree sheet 51, S - Geology of the Kajiado area: degree sheet 51, S. E. quarter, with coloured.

      The Amboseli Trust for Elephants’ aim is to learn everything we can about these intelligent, complex and often mysterious animals while at the same time assuring that they have a peaceful and secure future. I started the Amboseli Elephant Research Project along with my colleague Harvey Croze in IFAW Amboseli Project 3 CONTEXT T he Amboseli National Park’s small size of kilometres squared cannot support the ecological needs of its 1, elephants let alone the thousands of other large mammals that live in the Amboseli landscape.

      2Neat Books is proud to have been in business for more than 20 years selling technical geology publications. For Sale: Used UNITED STATES GEOLOGY REPORTS AND MAPS. Publications in the fields of geology, geoscience, hydrology, mineralogy, paleontology, sedimentology, oil and gas, petroleum, water supply, ground water, seismology, earth sciences. Integrated approach for the reconstruction of stratigraphy and geology of Quaternary volcanic terrains: An application to the Vulsini Volcanoes (central Italy) Author(s) D.M. Palladino.


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