Corbett, Keith

Finally, a book about Tasmania’s geology written for everyone. From its beginnings as part of North America to its  birth during the break-up of the supercontinent Gondwana, through the Ice Age which sculpted the mountains and lakes, this beautifully illustrated book explains what’s behind the landscapes and scenery. See why and how continents move, what makes Tasmania different from the other states, how kunanyi/Mt Wellington was made, why eastern Tasmania is so different from the west, what makes the mountains and the ‘great unconformity’, what happened in the search for oil. Tasmania has a wonderful diversity of rocks and is a veritable textbook of geological time. This book helps us to understand and appreciate the deep history.

‘…a rare blend of comfortable reading and accurate scientific information.’ ~ Ken Morrison

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Forty South Publishing, November 2019.  208 pages, hardcover,