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The Landforms of England and Wales

By: A Goudie

394 pages, 113 figs, 32 plates


Paperback | May 1993 | #24933 | ISBN: 0631163670
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Hardback | Dec 1990 | #16918 | ISBN: 0631173064
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England and Wales show a variety of landscape unparalleled anywhere in the world. The author describes how and why such a complexity of landforms evolved. `The most balanced descriptive account of the geomorphology of England and Wales that has yet appeared.' Environment and Planning.

A new landmark in the field ... geomorphologists will find this book too useful to leave the bookshop without it. Progress in Physical Geography "Andrew Goudie manages to combine scholarship and scientific analysis of a high order with a fluent prose style and attractive illustration. The result is a book which can be enjoyed by anyone with some basic geological knowledge." Geological Magazine "Required reading for anyone seeking to understand the geomorphology of England and Wales." Times Higher Educational Supplement "The most balanced descriptive account of the geomorphology of England and Wales that has yet appeared." Environment and Planning A


Long-term chronology; glaciation; periglaciation; rocks and relief; rivers; slopes and mass movements; karst; the coastline; the human impact.

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Andrew Goudie is Professor of Geography at the University of Oxford. His previous books include The Nature of the Environment (fourth edition 1993) and The Human Impact (third edition 1990).

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