Discovery Trails to Early Earth by Martin Van Kranendonk and Jean Johnston

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Discovery Trails to Early Earth

a traveller's guide to the east Pilbara of Western Australia

by Martin Van Kranendonk and Jean Johnston

Geological Society of Western Australia, 2009, ISBN 9781741682458, full page colour photographs, illustrations and maps, paperback

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, no inscriptions or markings, uncreased spine (see photographs)

"The east Pilbara region is the northwest of Western Australia has one of Earth's best-preserved remnants of ancient crust - crust that is more than 3 500 000 000 years old!  The book takes you on a journey through this iconic ancient land.  You will see remnants of gigantic volcanic eruptions, rocks virtually untouched by time, the famed 'Marble Bar', and the most ancient traces of life on Earth - stromatolites.  All sites are close to the road, readily accessible, and located for you by GPS.  Come travel these six trails, radiating out from Marble Bar, and delve back into Deep Time ... "


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