The Landforms of England and Wales


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The Landforms of England and Wales Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Pages: 408 Language: English ISBN: 9780631163671 Category:

From the heights of the Fells and Snowdonia to the flat fenlands of East Anglia, from the bleakness of Dartmoor to the abundance of the Weald — England and Wales show a variety of landscape unparalleled in the world. In this book Andrew Goudie describes how and why such a complexity of landforms evolved, covering the regiona s history from the earliest times to the present. Fully illustrated with line drawings, maps an dphotographs, and written by one of the foremost scholars of his generation, this is a book that will both inform and entertain.

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"A new landmark in the field ... geomorphologists will find this book too useful to leave the bookshop without it". Progress in Physical Geography "Andrew Goudie manages to combine scholarship and scientific analysis of a high order with a fluent prose style and attractive illustration. The result is a book which can be enjoyed by anyone with some basic geological knowledge." Geological Magazine "Required reading for anyone seeking to understand the geomorphology of England and Wales." Times Higher Educational Supplement "The most balanced descriptive account of the geomorphology of England and Wales that has yet appeared." Environment and Planning A

Author Biography

Andrew Goudie is Professor of Geography at the University of Oxford. His previous books include The Nature of the Environment (fourth edition 1993) and The Human Impact (third edition 1990).