Geology of Britain - An Introduction

Peter Toghill
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 chapter covers the fundamental principles of geology. Further chapters describe the rocks, minerals and fossils of the recognized 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.
Geology of Britain - An Introduction by Peter Toghill

About the author

Dr Peter Toghill is a lecturer in geology at the School of Continuing Studies at the University of Birmingham. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society of London and was awarded the prestigious R.H. Worth Prize by the Geological Society for promoting an understanding of geology to a wider public.