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Williams, Frances M.

Understanding Ethiopia

Williams, Frances M. - Understanding Ethiopia, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Setting the Scene

1. The Big Picture
Frances M. Williams

2. Geological Time
Frances M. Williams

3. Some Notes About Rock Names
Frances M. Williams

4. Ethiopia Today
Frances M. Williams

Part II. Ethiopia’s Geological Story

5. Beginnings: The First Half-Billion Years
Frances M. Williams

6. The Early and Middle Years: Ice, Sea and Sand
Frances M. Williams

7. The Onset of Turbulent Times
Frances M. Williams

8. The Break-Up of a Continent, and a Summary of Events
Frances M. Williams

Part III. A Journey Through Geology and Scenery

9. The Great Gorges: Slices Through Time
Frances M. Williams

10. Western Ethiopia: Evidence of a Continental Collision
Frances M. Williams

11. Landforms, Monuments and Hidden Churches of Tigray
Frances M. Williams

12. The Western Highlands: Lava Flows and Great Volcanoes
Frances M. Williams

13. Lake Tana and the Blue Nile
Frances M. Williams

14. The Geology and Churches of Lalibela
Frances M. Williams

15. The Southeastern Highlands and the Ogaden
Frances M. Williams

16. Introduction to the Rift Valley
Frances M. Williams

17. The Rift Valley Southwards: Volcanoes, and Lakes Ancient and Modern
Frances M. Williams

18. South of Lake Chamo: A Transition Region
Frances M. Williams

19. The Rift Valley Northwards: Volcanoes, Fissures and Fresh Lava Flows
Frances M. Williams

20. The Rift Margins and the Great Western Escarpment
Frances M. Williams

21. The Enigma of Afar
Frances M. Williams

22. Northern Afar: The Birth of an Ocean
Frances M. Williams

23. Southern and Central Afar: Lava Flows and the Birthplace of Mankind
Frances M. Williams

24. Earthquakes in Ethiopia
Frances M. Williams

25. Putting It All Together
Frances M. Williams

26. What Next? Ethiopia in the Future
Frances M. Williams

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Earth Sciences, general, Geomorphology, Cultural Heritage

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Series
GeoGuide
Page amount
34 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319021805
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-02179-9

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