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The Natural History of Upper Teesdale

By: Steve Gater(Editor), Lord Barnard(Foreword By)
200 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations, colour maps, tables
The Natural History of Upper Teesdale
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This book brings together exeprts who have written a comprehensive and compelling account of the natural history of one of Britain's most iconic dales. Upper Teesdale, in Durham county, is renowned nationally and internationally for its remarkable flora, fauna and geology; these are described and illustrated in depth. Social heritage is celebrated, the unusual weather and climate are described and key conservation issues are raised.

Contents

Foreword / Lord Barnard   v
Introduction / The Editor   vii

1. People / Tom Gledhill   9
2. Weather and climate / Ian Findlay   23
3. Bedrock geology / Brian Young   35
4. Geomorphology and Quaternary glacial legacy / David J.A. Evans   59
5. Flora and vegetation / Margaret E. Bradshaw   89
6. Origins and history of the Teesdale flora / Margaret E. Bradshaw and Judith Turner   123
7. Fauna / John C. Coulson and Ian Findlay   139
8. Freshwater life / Martyn G. Kelly, Trevor D. Crisp, Ben Lamb and Brian Whitton   165
9. Conservation / Stephen Trotter   179

Map   200

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By: Steve Gater(Editor), Lord Barnard(Foreword By)
200 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations, colour maps, tables
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"A really brilliant book"
– Chris Woodley-Stewart, North Pennines AONB Partnership

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