Geology Based Culture?

  • Ken-ichiro Hisada


Civilization would not have developed without the availability and use of natural resources. Mineral resources generally correspond to underground resources. They form a concentration of naturally occurring solid, liquid, or gaseous materials in the earth’s crust or on the surface. Ancient people used hard rocks at first and made hunting aids from these rocks. Then they spread out all over the world carrying tequnique, how to make hunting aids, in their hands. West Asia has produced a variety of mineral resources abundantly and has supported to form civilization.


Siliceous Rock Fold Belt Rift Valley Arabian Peninsula Planktonic Foraminifera 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Life and Environmental SciencesUniversity of TsukubaTsukubaJapan

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