Geological Books

Ancient Frontiers

Ancient Frontiers

Ancient Frontiers describes the dramatic landscape and scenery around Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland National Park. It explores the geology to explain why the countryside looks the way it does; by reading the rocks, we can unravel the past events which created the landscape and find out how it has influenced wildlife and people. Buy the Ancient Frontiers from Ordnance Survey ...

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The Pennines and adjacent areas

The Pennines and adjacent areas

British Regional Geology Guide. These books give an overview of the geology of individual regions of the UK through text, maps, diagrams and photographs. Buy the The Pennines and adjacent areas from Ordnance Survey now for only £12

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Exploring the landscapes of Charnwood Forest & Mountsorrel

Exploring the landscapes of Charnwood Forest & Mountsorrel

With its distinctive scenery of rolling hills and stark, craggy knolls, Charnwood Forest in Leicestershire has long been regarded as one of the classic areas of British geology. Through eleven linked walks, the walker can explore spectacular exposures of rocks formed close to ancient Precambrian volcanoes, when the landscape of Leicestershire resembled today’s Montserrat. These walks also show evidence for ...

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Midland Valley of Scotland

Midland Valley of Scotland

British Regional Geology Guide. These books give an overview of the geology of individual regions of the UK through text, maps, diagrams and photographs. Buy the Midland Valley of Scotland from Ordnance Survey now for only £12

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The South of Scotland

The South of Scotland

British Regional Geology Guide. These books give an overview of the geology of individual regions of the UK through text, maps, diagrams and photographs. Buy the The South of Scotland from Ordnance Survey now for only £12

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Whisky on the Rocks

Whisky on the Rocks

Malt whisky distilleries use local waters which have percolated through the ancient rocks of Scotland. This book describes the geology of Scotland and Northern Ireland in relation to the important whisky-producing districts, and offers fresh insights into how the landscape influences the taste of the ‘water of life’. Fully illustrated throughout by artist Richard Bell. Buy the Whisky on the ...

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Walkers Guide – Geology and Landscapes of the Western Mendips

Walkers Guide - Geology and Landscapes of the Western Mendips

The Mendips in Somerset are famous for their fabulous landscapes – limestone gorges, waterfalls and caves. BGS have published two books and maps which describe the Mendips area – one covering the eastern part of the region, the other the western. Buy the Walkers Guide – Geology and Landscapes of the Western Mendips from Ordnance Survey now for only £12

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The Welsh Borderland

The Welsh Borderland

British Regional Geology Guide. These books give an overview of the geology of individual regions of the UK through text, maps, diagrams and photographs. Buy the The Welsh Borderland from Ordnance Survey now for only £12

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Orkney and Shetland

Orkney and Shetland

British Regional Geology Guide. These books give an overview of the geology of individual regions of the UK through text, maps, diagrams and photographs. Buy the Orkney and Shetland from Ordnance Survey now for only £12

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