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Geotourism

Author: Ross Kingston Dowling; David Newsome
Publisher: Oxford ; Burlington, MA : Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Geotourism is tourism surrounding geological attractions and destinations. This unique text uses a wealth of case studies to discuss the issues involved in the management and care of such attractions, covering topic such as sustainability, impacts and environmental issues."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Kingston Dowling; David Newsome
ISBN: 0750662158 9780750662154
OCLC Number: 58051470
Description: xxviii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The scope and nature of geotourism / David Newsome and Ross Dowling --
Geotourism in Malaysian Borneo / Felix Tongkul --
Geotourism potential of southern Africa / Wolf Uwe Reimold, Gavin Whitfield and Thomas Wallmach --
Geotourism in Australia / Jane James, Ian Clark and Patrick James --
Geotourism resources of Iran / Alireza Amrikazemi and Abbas Mehrpooya --
Geoparks --
a regional, European and global policy / Marie-Luise Frey [and others] --
Geotourism : a perspective from southwest Germany / Christof Pforr and Andreas Megerle --
Geological heritage in China / Jiang Jianjun, Zhao Xun and Chen Youfang --
Geotourism : a perspective from the USA / Alexander E. Gates --
Geotourism in Ireland and Britain / Patrick McKeever, Jonathan Larwood and Alan McKirdy --
Geotourism in Spain : resources and environmental management / José M. Calaforra and Ángel Fernández-Cortés --
Geotourism and interpretation / Thomas A. Hose --
Geotourism's issues and challenges / Ross Dowling and David Newsome.
Responsibility: edited by Ross K. Dowling and David Newsome.
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