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William Anderson

Second and Third Report of the Geological Survey of Natal and Zululand 1904 & 1907

Published: West, Newman and Co., London, 1904 & 1907

Edition: First

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William Anderson was at time Government Geologist.

1. The Second Report of the Geological Survey of Natal and Zululand 1904.  Issued by direction of the Hon. Joseph Baynes, C.M.G., Minister of Lands and Works. Ex-library copy with 169 pages.

The content: Cretaceous Fossils of Natal (The Umkwelane Hill Deposit, Zululand) Report on Collections of Natal Fossil Plants from 1) the Ecca Coal series of Umhlali on the north-east coast 2) the Drakensberg Range in West Natal. Geological Traverse from Pietermaritzburg to Umzinto. Geological report of the Melmoth district, Zululand. Report on the Stormberg Coal Measures to the west of Molteno. Explanations of Plates.

2. Third and Final Report of the Geological Survey of Natal and Zululand.  Issued by direction of the Hon. C.J. Smythe, Premier and Colonial Secretary.

The content: Cretaceous Rocks of Natal and Zululand. Cretaceous Fossils of Natal - The Umsinene River deposit. Fossil Reptilian Remains ( Umkomazan River & mouth of Umpenyati River) Fossil fish remains of Natal (Umpenyati River & Somkele) The Geology of Alfred Country) On the discovery in Zululand of Marine Fossiliferous rocks of Tertiary age, containing Mammalian remains. Geology of Hlabisa and Somkele districts. Geology of the Drakensberg mountains. Cretaceous fossils in Natal - (Cephalodopa at nort end of False Bay, 2) the tributaries of the Manuan Creek, 3) Ammonite from mouth of Umpenyati river.

Condition: The 3rd and final report copy is in good condition. Shelf wear to book edges. An ex-library copy. The 2nd report copy shows signs of earlier water or damp to the outer boards and end papers. Not affecting the content. These should be seen as research copies only.

  • Binding Condition: Fair
  • Overall Condition: Fair
  • Size: 21 cm x 30 cm
  • Sold By: Mantis Books
  • Contact Person: Charl Yates
  • Country: South Africa
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