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Ian Vince

the lie of the l and vince ian

Then, over the course of a single car journey, the features of our green and pleasant land reawakened a fascination with geology that he had long forgotten, and he began to delve beneath the surface metaphorically, that is. The author assumes the reader has no pre-knowledge and cleverly convinces you that he only knows a little bit more himself so as not to be intimidating. Very Good condition with no significant faults. About this Item: Boxtree, 2005. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. From the rocks of nort Details: Like most of us, Ian Vince used to think of the British countryside as average, unexciting - as dramatic as a nice cup of tea.

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The Lie of the Land by Ian Vince

the lie of the l and vince ian

The Lie of the Land can be purchased. Click to find out how to get your Together Card. The book was lacking in pictures and diagrams beyond the initial map of Britain with the rocks of the geologic time period displayed. I concur: highly recommended: please, buy this book. Ian Vince shows us how Britain came to look the way it does; and with warmth and wit transports us back through billions of years to a land that time forgot.

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Ian Vince

the lie of the l and vince ian

About this Item: Boxtree, 2007. Unfortunately, I didn't really feel that it delivered this for me. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. A book with a promising idea, going into the events that led to the formation of Britain's geology as it is today. About this Item: Boxtree, 2007. Ideal for: A good introduction to geology. Ian Vince shows us how Britain came to look the way it does; and with warmth and wit transports us back through billions of years to a land that time forgot.

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The Lie of the Land ISBN 9780752227115 PDF epub

the lie of the l and vince ian

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Then, over the course of a single car journey, the features of our green and pleasant land reawakened a fascination with geology that he had long forgotten, and he began to delve beneath the surface metaphorically, that is. From United Kingdom to U. Ian Vince shows us how Britain came to look the way it does; and with warmth and wit transports us back through billions of years to a land that time forgot. Like most of us, Ian Vince used to think of the British countryside as average, unexciting - as dramatic as a nice cup of tea. Very Good condition with no significant faults. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership.

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The lie of the land : an under

the lie of the l and vince ian

Like most of us, Ian Vince used to think of the British countryside as average, unexciting - as dramatic as a nice cup of tea. Very Good condition with no significant faults. Soon w Fascinating and amusing: a book for those of us who have a dangerously low level of knowledge of British geology but find textbooks assume we are full time students of the subject. From the rocks of nort Like most of us, Ian Vince used to think of the British countryside as average, unexciting - as dramatic as a nice cup of tea. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. The prose is also fairly rambley, going on on tangents and frequently n A book with a promising idea, going into the events that led to the formation of Britain's geology as it is today. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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Ian Vince

the lie of the l and vince ian

Then, over the course of a single car journey, the features of our green and pleasant land reawakened a fascination with geology that he had long forgotten, and he began to delve beneath the surface metaphorically, that is. This is a good general not too techy introduction to the geology of Britain. Each chapter looks at a difference geological era working forward from pre-cambrian and concentrating largely on one specific area of the British Isles. From the rocks of north-west Scotland which are amongst the oldest on the planet to St Michael's Mount off the coast of Cornwall, which was still being shaped in human memory, The Lie of the Land takes us on a journey through a fantastically exotic Britain of red desert sands, shattering continental collisions and tides of volcanic lava. From the ancient rocks of north-west Scotland to St Michael's Mount off the coast of Cornwall, The Lie of the Land takes us on a journey through a fantastically exotic Britain of red desert sands, shattering continental collisions and tides of volcanic lava. I may have a problem convincing the family of this; how do I convince my wife that Ullapool is the place to be this year? From United Kingdom to U.

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The Lie of the Land ISBN 9780752227115 PDF epub

the lie of the l and vince ian

About this Item: Boxtree, 2005. Makes me want to visit remote parts of the country and just stare wonderingly at similar-looking rocks in the rain. From the rocks of north-west Scotland which are amongst the oldest on the planet to St Michael's Mount off the coast of Cornwall, which was still being shaped in human memory, The Lie of the Land takes us on a journey through a fantastically exotic Britain of red desert sands, shattering continental collisions and tides of volcanic lava. Clearly used but very few minor defects. Then, over the course of a single car journey, the features of our green and pleasant land reawakened a fascination with geology that he had long forgotten, and he began to delve beneath the surface metaphorically, that is. From United Kingdom to U. Ian Vince shows us how Britain came to look the way it does; and with warmth and wit transports us back through billions of years to a land that time forgot.

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Ian Vince

the lie of the l and vince ian

Ian Vince shows us how Britain came to look the way it does; and with warmth and wit transports us back through billions of years to a land that time forgot. Unfortunately, I didn't really feel that it delivered this for me. . Full of simplified explanations as to exactly why Britain looks like it does and how tricky and stupefying it was for the pioneers of geology to figure it out. The prose is also fairly rambley, going on on tangents and frequently not really discussing the main topic of the book, I.

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The Lie of the Land: An under

the lie of the l and vince ian

About this Item: John Murray, 2009. Like most of us, Ian Vince used to think of the British countryside as average, unexciting - as dramatic as a nice cup of tea. The downside to this is that you have a specific area you want to know about you might find yourself slightly short of info. From the rocks of north-west Scotland which are amongst the oldest on the planet to St Michael's Mount off the coast of Cornwall, which was still being shaped in human memory, The Lie of the Land takes us on a journey through a fantastically exotic Britain of red desert sands, shattering continental collisions and tides of volcanic lava. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership. From United Kingdom to U. Til alle der går rund med en lille geologi nørd inden i sig eller bare har en umættelig kærlighed for det engelske landskab, er denne bog simpelthen en juvel.

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