Field Geology in the British Isles - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080220550, 9781483293134

Field Geology in the British Isles

1st Edition

A Guide to Regional Excursions

Authors: J. G. C. Anderson
eBook ISBN: 9781483293134
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st November 1983
Page Count: 336
Tax/VAT will be calculated at check-out
20% off
20% off
20% off
20% off
20% off
20% off
51.95
41.56
41.56
43.99
35.19
35.19
72.95
58.36
58.36
Unavailable
DRM-Free

Easy - Download and start reading immediately. There’s no activation process to access eBooks; all eBooks are fully searchable, and enabled for copying, pasting, and printing.

Flexible - Read on multiple operating systems and devices. Easily read eBooks on smart phones, computers, or any eBook readers, including Kindle.

Open - Buy once, receive and download all available eBook formats, including PDF, EPUB, and Mobi (for Kindle).

Institutional Access

Secure Checkout

Personal information is secured with SSL technology.

Free Shipping

Free global shipping
No minimum order.

Description

The first book to cover geological excursions for the whole of the British Isles. Information on the best means of studying geology in the field in the British Isles is followed by descriptions of 194 geological itineraries based on a number of centres and a final chapter on the geology evident on 31 journeys by road, rail and coastal boat. Sketch maps indicate the routes of all the excursions with maps showing the geology of each region. These are detailed for those areas for which modern geological maps are not available.

Readership

For teachers and students of geology and geography at school and university, amateur geologists and foreign geologists visiting Britain.

Table of Contents

(partial) Introduction. Sources of information. Ways and means. Precambrian terrains. Caledonian terrains with Caledonian metamorphism. Caledonian terrains without Caledonian metamorphism. Hercynian terrains. Alpine terrains (Mesozoic and Tertiary districts). Excursions to Tertiary volcanoes. Geology of some transport routes. Appendices: Stratigraphical grouping of excursions. Centres in alphabetical order with references to excursions from each centre. Routes in alphabetical order, with references to geological descriptions. Index.

Details

No. of pages:
336
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1983
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483293134

About the Author

J. G. C. Anderson

Affiliations and Expertise

University College, Cardiff, UK

Reviews

@qu:An excellent initiative which will be particularly useful to foreign geologists residing in Great Britain and wishing to find out about her geology. @source:Hercynica, vol. 1, no. 1