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Shaping a nation : a geology of Australia, Geoscience Australia ; Richard Blewett, chief editor

Label
Shaping a nation : a geology of Australia
Title
Shaping a nation
Title remainder
a geology of Australia
Statement of responsibility
Geoscience Australia ; Richard Blewett, chief editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Shaping a nation : a geology of Australia is the story of Australia's geological evolution as seen through the lens of human impacts, illustrating both the challenges and opportunities presented by Australia's rich geological heritage" -- Dustjacket blurb
Cataloging source
AMG
Dewey number
559.4
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Blewett, Richard
  • Geoscience Australia
  • International Geological Congress
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geology
  • Historical geology
  • Geology, Economic
  • Paleontology
Target audience
adult
Label
Shaping a nation : a geology of Australia, Geoscience Australia ; Richard Blewett, chief editor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Appendices contained on DVD ROM include extra maps, tables and relevant scientific reports
  • "Geoscience Australia, in collaboration with The Australian National University, is delighted to bring this publication to fruition in time for the 34th International Geological Congress ..." -- P. 3
Accompanying material
1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 543) and index
Contents
1. Australia and the Australian people -- 2. Australia in time and space -- 3. Living Australia -- 4. Out of Gondwana -- 5. Old, flat and red--Australia's distinctive landscape -- 6. Living on the edge--waterfront views -- 7. Groundwater--lifeblood of the continent -- 8. Foundations of wealth--Australia's major mineral provinces -- 9. Sustaining Australia's wealth--economic growth from a stable base -- 10. Deep heat--Australia's energy future? -- 11. Advance Australia fair -- Index
Control code
000055364431
Dimensions
27 x 31 cm +
Extent
iii, 571 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781922103437
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)803690228
Terms governing use
Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia) and the Australian National University 2012.
Label
Shaping a nation : a geology of Australia, Geoscience Australia ; Richard Blewett, chief editor
Publication
Note
  • Appendices contained on DVD ROM include extra maps, tables and relevant scientific reports
  • "Geoscience Australia, in collaboration with The Australian National University, is delighted to bring this publication to fruition in time for the 34th International Geological Congress ..." -- P. 3
Accompanying material
1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 543) and index
Contents
1. Australia and the Australian people -- 2. Australia in time and space -- 3. Living Australia -- 4. Out of Gondwana -- 5. Old, flat and red--Australia's distinctive landscape -- 6. Living on the edge--waterfront views -- 7. Groundwater--lifeblood of the continent -- 8. Foundations of wealth--Australia's major mineral provinces -- 9. Sustaining Australia's wealth--economic growth from a stable base -- 10. Deep heat--Australia's energy future? -- 11. Advance Australia fair -- Index
Control code
000055364431
Dimensions
27 x 31 cm +
Extent
iii, 571 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781922103437
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)803690228
Terms governing use
Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia) and the Australian National University 2012.

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