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Geological landscapes of Britain

Author: Julian Ashbourn
Publisher: Dordrecht ; London ; New York : Springer, ©2011.
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This book discusses the geological history of Britain from the early geological formation of the British Isles, through to the variety of currently visible rock formations and ensuing natural landscapes. It is presented as an accessible narrative which may be utilised in a variety of educational contexts, or simply enjoyed as an holistic overview of the subject. It additionally provides an important visual record of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Pictorial works
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Ashbourn, Julian, 1952-
Geological landscapes of Britain.
Dordrecht ; London ; New York : Springer, ©2011
(OCoLC)502034066
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Ashbourn
ISBN: 9789048188611 904818861X
OCLC Number: 748434458
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 271 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Contents: In the beginning --
An overview of the geology of Britain --
Early settlers --
The south coast --
Dartmoor --
North Devon --
South Wales --
North Wales --
The Peak District --
The Lake District --
The Yorkshire Dales --
The Yorkshire moors --
Scottish Lowlands --
Scottish Highlands --
East Anglia and the Chilterns --
Coastal erosion.
Responsibility: Julian Ashbourn.
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Geological Landscapes of Britain discusses the geological and natural history of Britain through the formation of the British Isles. A photograph archive of the area illustrates the environmental and  Read more...

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