Hidden Splendour - A guide to the natural history of the Kalahari and surrounds. T. Anderson (Ed.) |
This guide is written in a popular style for the layman and amateur naturalist. It offers detailed information on the natural history of the Kalahari and surrounds. It should be of value to those with a passion for plant and animal life, and anyone with an interest in the environment and conservation.
The guide includes:
sections on the landscape, early travellers, mineral wealth, water sources and archaeology of the Northern Cape north of the Orange River;
descriptions of the National Parks, Nature Reserves and conservation areas, and sites of special interest to visit;
interesting information on the various vegetation types, plant species and the animal life that is found in each vegetation type;
an interesting range of colour photographs, colour paintings, black & white sketches, and colour maps illustrating the above;
checklists of the common birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and plants; and
useful contact addresses and further reading for additional information.
A5 size; 80pp; paperback. Price R35.00 excl postage. To place orders, contact email@example.com, or Tel. +27 53 8392717 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel. +27 53 8392713.