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Vanished Ocean: How Tethys Reshaped the World

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Vanished Ocean: How Tethys Reshaped the World

Dorrik A. V. Stow

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Geology & the lithosphere; Oceanography (seas)

Paperback

Once, the ocean of Tethys stretched across the world. It vanished just before Man appeared on Earth. Dorrik Stow tells of... [more]

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The Dating Game: One Man's Search for the Age of the Earth

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The Dating Game: One Man's Search for the Age of the Earth

Cherry Lewis

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Geology & the lithosphere

Paperback

Both fascinating and touching, this book appeals to a broad readership of both geologists and science enthusiasts. [more]

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Climate Change and Australia: Warming to the Global Challenge

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Climate Change and Australia: Warming to the Global Challenge

Ben Saul, Steven Sherwood, Jane McAdam, Tim Stephens, James Slezak

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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Climate change is one of the most hotly debated issues of this century. This book provides a clear, balanced account of the... [more]

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An Environmental History of Ancient Greece and Rome

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An Environmental History of Ancient Greece and Rome

Lukas Thommen

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Environmental economics; Management of land & natural resources

Paperback

Lively and accessible account of the relationship between man and nature in Graeco-Roman antiquity. [more]

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Clean Energy, Climate and Carbon

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Clean Energy, Climate and Carbon

Peter J. Cook

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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Clean Energy, Climate and Carbon outlines the global challenge of decreasing greenhouse gas emissions (specifically CO2).... [more]

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The Last Great Ape: A Journey Through Africa and a Fight for the Heart of the Continent

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The Last Great Ape: A Journey Through Africa and a Fight for the Heart of...

Ofir Driori, David McDannald

Mathematics & Sciences; Primates; Conservation of the environment

Hardback

An epic journey through Africa by a man who fell in love with a magical and disappearing world and then transformed himself... [more]

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Planet Earth: A Beginner's Guide

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Planet Earth: A Beginner's Guide

John Gribbin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Earth sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

In this lively expedition into the origins, evolution, and workings of our planet, John Gribbin does what he does best: gathers... [more]

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Weather by the Numbers: The Genesis of Modern Meteorology

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Weather by the Numbers: The Genesis of Modern Meteorology

Kristine Harper

Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology; Palaeontology

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The history of the growth and professionalization of American meteorology and its transformation into a physics- and mathematics-based... [more]

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Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness: Arab Travellers in the Far North

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Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness: Arab Travellers in the Far North

Ibn Fadlan

Geographical discovery & exploration; Classic travel writing

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Between the ninth and fourteenth centuries, Arab travellers such as Ibn Fadlan journeyed widely and frequently into the far... [more]

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Mawsons Last Survivor: The Story of Dr Alf Howard

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Mawsons Last Survivor: The Story of Dr Alf Howard

Anna Bemrose

Biography; Maritime history; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Alf Howard sailed with legends of the heroic era of Antarctic exploration and became a legend in his own lifetime. [more]

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The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen

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The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen

Stephen R. Bown

Biography; Autobiography: general; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

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The first full-scale biography of the greatest of all polar explorers and a conqueror of the Northwest Passage as well [more]

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Shipwrecks of the Southern Seas

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Shipwrecks of the Southern Seas

Craig Cormick

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Maritime history; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Tells 15 stories - some iconic, many little known - of shipwreck, mutiny, piracy and marooning in the region of Australia,... [more]

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Western Australia South West NP: HEMA.2.030

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Western Australia South West NP: HEMA.2.030

Geographical maps (specialist); Travel & holiday; Travel maps & atlases

Sheet map

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Flinders Ranges: HEMA.2.070

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Flinders Ranges: HEMA.2.070

Geographical maps (specialist); Travel & holiday; Travel maps & atlases

Sheet map

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To the Ends of the Earth: 100 Maps That Changed the World

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To the Ends of the Earth: 100 Maps That Changed the World

Jeremy Harwood

Reference works; World atlases & world maps; History; General & world history; Cartography, map-making & projections

Hardback

Focuses on 100 maps that changed human understanding of the world around us, changed the course of map-making, or directly... [more]

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Geology For Dummies

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Geology For Dummies

Alecia M. Spooner

Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences

Paperback

Geology For Dummies is the most accessible book on the market for anyone who needs to get a handle on the subject, whether... [more]

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Gold Coast and Region Handy Map: HEMA.4.18H

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Gold Coast and Region Handy Map: HEMA.4.18H

Geographical maps (specialist); Travel & holiday; Travel maps & atlases

Sheet map

A comprehensive and detailed map of the Gold Coast and surrounds. Features: Easy to use Surfers Paradise; Coolangatta & Tweed... [more]

$8.95

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Australian Urban Land Use Planning: Principles, Systems and Practice

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Australian Urban Land Use Planning: Principles, Systems and Practice

Nicole Gurran

City & town planning - architectural aspects; Urban communities; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

Paperback

This second edition explains and compares the legislation, policy- and plan-making, development assessment and dispute resolution... [more]

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Bligh: Master Mariner

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Bligh: Master Mariner

Rob Mundle

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Geographical discovery & exploration

Paperback

There's a lot more to Captain Bligh than mutiny, rum and convicts ... [more]

$35.00

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End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economics Reality

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End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economics Reality

Richard Heinberg

Business & Economics; Development economics; Environmental economics; Sustainability

Paperback

Economists insist that recovery is at hand, yet unemployment remains high, real estate values continue to sink, and governments... [more]

$22.99

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Canberra and Region Handy Map: HEMA.4.12H

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Canberra and Region Handy Map: HEMA.4.12H

Geographical maps (specialist); Travel & holiday; Travel maps & atlases

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Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

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Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

Simon Winchester

History; General & world history; Oceanography (seas)

Paperback

The definitive biography of the world's most important body of water -- the Atlantic. [more]

$24.99

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Generation Us: The Challenge of Global Warming

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Generation Us: The Challenge of Global Warming

Andrew Weaver

Conservation of the environment; Global warming; Children's & Educational

Paperback

Offers an introduction to the causes and effects of global warming, considers reasons for denying its existence, and discusses... [more]

$12.95

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The Garnaut Review 2011: Australia in the Global Response to Climate Change

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The Garnaut Review 2011: Australia in the Global Response to Climate Change...

Ross Garnaut

Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology; Global warming

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Professor Ross Garnaut explains why Australia's contribution is vital to the national interest and matters to the global effort.... [more]

$43.95

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I Used to Know That: Geography

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I Used to Know That: Geography

Will Williams

Reference; Geography

Hardback

Discover the physical world of rivers, glaciers and coasts; the human world of population changes and migration; agriculture;... [more]

$22.95  $10.00

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