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Title Shaping a nation : a geology of Australia / Richard Blewett, chief editor
Published Canberra : Geoscience Australia and ANU E-Press, 2012


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Description iii, 571 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 x 31 cm + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents Australia and the Australian people -- Australia in time and space -- Living Australia -- Out of Gondwana -- Old, flat and red-Australia's distinctive landscape -- Living on the edge-waterfront views -- Groundwater-lifeblood of the continent -- 8. Foundations of wealth-Australia's major mineral provinces -- Sustaining Australia's wealth-economic growth from a stable base -- Deep heat-Australia's energy future? -- Advance Australia fair
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
Analysis Australian
Notes "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
Appendices contained on DVD ROM include extra maps, tables and relevant scientific reports
Geocat no.: 73489
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also issued as an e-book, published by ANU E-press, 2012
System requirements: Internet connectivity, World Wide Web browser, and Adobe Acrobat Reader
Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia) and the Australian National University 2012
With the exception of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms and where otherwise noted, this publication is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence.
Subject Geology -- Australia.
Geology, Economic -- Australia.
Historical geology -- Australia.
Paleontology -- Australia.
Author Blewett, Richard
Geoscience Australia.
International Geological Congress (34th : 2012 : Brisbane, Qld.)
ISBN 9781921862823 (online)
Other Titles Geology of Australia