Geology of Britain - An Introduction
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This book is a geological history of Britain from over 2,000 million years ago to the present day and describes the enourmous variety of rocks, minerals and fossils that form this fascinating island.
An introductory chaptr covers the fundamental principles of geology. Further chapters describe the rocks, minerals and fossils of the recognised periods of geological time, and the areas where they are found today.
This 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.