“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Northern Geological Supplies Ltd
Northern Geological Supplies Ltd

“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Northumbrian Rocks and Landscape Field Guide

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The Northumbrian Rocks and Landscape field guide is aimed at both beginners and more experienced geologists, the book begins with an over-view of the geological history of the region covered, which is followed by detailed descriptions and explanations of seventeen suggested excursions, which aim to cover a wide range of both geographical locations and features of geological and landscape interest – as detailed in the Contents List below. The book also includes detailed location maps, a full glossary of terms, and details of local museums.

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This book is a stimulating field guide to seventeen areas across Northumbria - defined for the purposes of this book as the present-day counties of Northumberland, Durham, Tyne & Wear, and the area of Cleveland north of the Rover Tees. The excursions have been selected to give comprehensive coverage of the geology, minerals, rocks, fossils and landforms of the area, and vary from easy half–day walks to longer outings involving walks in moorland areas or on rocky foreshores.

An appreciation of the British landscape and its underlying geology is beocoming increasingly popular with walkers, naturalists and the general public, in addition to geologists who have alwasy appreciated the link. It is hoped that this Field Guide will encourage readers to get out and explore the countryside of this fascinating and varied countryside with even greater enthusiasm.

Aimed at both beginners and more experienced geologists, the book begins with an over-view of the geological history of the region covered, which is followed by detailed descriptions and explanations of seventeen suggested excursions, which aim to cover a wide range of both geographical locations and features of geological and landscape interest - as detailed in the Contents List below. The book also includes detailed location maps, a full glossary of terms, and details of local museums.

This Second Edition is dedicated to the memory of Professor Sir Kingsley Dunham FRS (1910 - 2001) and his son Professor Ansel Dunham (1938 - 1998), and the Society thanks the following for their financial support towards its publication: Helen Dunham, Professor John Neale, English Nature and Northumberland County Council.

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