The Geological Evolution of the British Isles

The Geological Evolution of the British Isles

1st Edition - May 1, 1976

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  • Author: T. R. Owen
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483285399

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Outlines the geological history and evolution of the British Isles and its surrounding sea areas. New information concerning Britain's evolution has emerged from the recent exploration of the seas around Britain in the search for oil and gas and much of this new information has been incorporated. The book will serve university and college students, sixth-form pupils in geology and will also be valuable to students in the allied disciplines such as geography, oceanography, and civil engineering

Table of Contents

  • (partial) Introduction

    "lapetus" - the first Atlantic Ocean

    "Even further back...? The old red sandstone continent

    From coral seas to mountain chains

    From new red sandstone deserts to chalk seas

    The final moulding

Product details

  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 2013
  • Published: May 1, 1976
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483285399

About the Author

T. R. Owen

Affiliations and Expertise

University College of Swansea, UK

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