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Backbone of England: Life and Landscape on the Pennine Watershed

By: Andrew Bibby

244 pages, col photos, maps

Frances Lincoln Ltd

Paperback | Feb 2011 | #186579 | ISBN-13: 9780711231290
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Skirting the headwaters from Kinder Scout in Derbyshire as far as Hadrian's Wall, the author explores various aspects of the area's history, ecology, geology and culture, and meets many of the people whose lives are shaped by the landscape.

This thorough and readable work will appeal to anyone interested in history, wildlife, ecology, geology and culture - or anyone who revels in an area free of man-made noise! Huddersfield Daily Examiner You can almost see those views and feel that hilltop breeze as you read. Manchester Evening News Both entertaining and informative. A must read for all those who love to walk this wild northern landscape - as well as those who prefer journeying in an armchair. Westmorland Gazette

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Andrew Bibby is an experienced author and freelance journalist whose outdoor writing has appeared in Rambler, Rambling Today, and The Great Outdoors. For more information about Andrew Bibby click here John Morrison specializes in photographs of the north of England. He has published more than forty books as a photographer, author or both.

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