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The Geology of Britain: An Introduction (2000)

by Peter Toghill

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This text covers the geological history of Britain from over 2,000 million years ago to the present day. An introductory chapter covers basic geological principles, followed by chapters describing the rocks, minerals, and fossils of each period. The book is written for the lay person interested in the great variety of Britain's rocks and landscapes but also includes a wealth of information for students at all levels.… (more)
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Outstanding book and quite readable for the armchair geologist as well. I am using it to prepare an overview of geology in Britain. Well illustrated, and no "gee whiz" science in it. Fabulously illustrated ( )
1 vote Fred_Wilson | Aug 30, 2013 |
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This text covers the geological history of Britain from over 2,000 million years ago to the present day. An introductory chapter covers basic geological principles, followed by chapters describing the rocks, minerals, and fossils of each period. The book is written for the lay person interested in the great variety of Britain's rocks and landscapes but also includes a wealth of information for students at all levels.

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