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Geology and environment in Britain and Ireland

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Published by UCL Press in London, Bristol, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental geology -- Great Britain,
    • Environmental geology -- Ireland

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementNigel H. Woodcock.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE38., W66 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1095526M
      ISBN 101857280547
      LC Control Number94020062


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This history would have been interesting enough if it had been played out on relatively stable continental crust/5(11). Geological History of Britain and Ireland tells the region's story at a level accessible to undergraduate geologists, as well as to postgraduates, professionals or informed amateurs.

This second edition is fully revised and updated, reflecting our continually developing knowledge of the region's geology. These are common in the 'ridge and valley' landscape that runs across much of south-west Ireland. Limestone also covers much of the country most notably in the midlands and in areas such as the Burren in Co.

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"Geological History of Britain and Ireland" tells the region's story at a level accessible to undergraduate geologists, as well as to postgraduates, professionals or informed amateurs.

This second edition is fully revised and updated, reflecting our continually developing knowledge of the region's Range: £ - £ About this book. 'The Geology of Ireland' is about the island of Ireland as a physical whole and includes chapters on marine geology and the history of geology in Ireland.

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Geology and environment in Britain and Ireland. [London ; Bristol, Pa.]: UCL. Britain, Ireland and their surrounding areas have a remarkablyvaried geology for so small a fragment of continental crust.

Thisregion contains a fine rock record from all the geological periodsfrom Quaternary back to Cambrian, and a less continuous but stillimpressive catalogue of events back through nearly millionyears of Precambrian time.

This book attempts to describe and explain the geography and geology of the physical features of Ireland, as depicted on the accompanying geological map of Ireland. The geological map is simply a representation of the sub-surface of Ireland if all the soil and glacial deposits were removed down to.

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In compiling The Geology of Northern Ireland, the GSNI have drawn heavily on the expertise and experience of staff of the British Geological Survey and of academic staff at universities in Ireland and Britain. Their efforts are gratefully acknowledged. Detailed knowledge of the geology of an area can help reduce risk in all scales of development.

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The basalt columns of the Giant's Causeway together with geologically significant sections of the adjacent coast have been declared a World Heritage Site. The geology of Ireland is diverse. Different regions contain rocks belonging to different geological periods, dating back almost 2 billion years.

The oldest known Irish rock is about billion years old and is found on Inishtrahull Island off the north coast of Inishowen [3] [4] and on the mainland at Annagh Head on the Mullet Peninsula. [5]Area: Ranked th. About GeoUK and Ireland. The UK and Ireland host a wide range of fascinating geology providing 'secret' walks through breathtaking scenery, literary inspiration, idyllic holiday destinations and the building materials for historic monuments.

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