Berwickshire and Roxburghshire (Cambridge County Geographies)

Berwickshire and Roxburghshire (Cambridge County Geographies)

By: W. S. Crockett (author)Paperback

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Originally published during the early part of the twentieth century, the Cambridge County Geographies were designed to provide a series of concise guides to British regions. Aimed at the general reader, they combined a comprehensive approach to various aspects of physical and human geography with an emphasis on clarity. This guide to Berwickshire and Roxburghshire by W. S. Crockett was first published in 1926. The text is interspersed with numerous illustrative figures and also contains a list of the chief towns and villages within the area.

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Contents

1. County and shire. The origins of Berwickshire and Roxburghshire; 2. General characteristics; 3. Size. Shape. Boundaries; 4. Surface and general features; 5. Rivers and lochs; 6. Geology and soil; 7. Natural history; 8. The Berwickshire coast; 9. Climate and rainfall; 10. People - Race. Type. Language. Population. Occupations; 11. Agriculture; 12. Industries and manufactures; 13. Mines and minerals; 14. Fishing; 15. History of the counties; 16. Antiquities; 17. Architecture - (a) ecclesiastical; 18. Architecture - (b) castellated; 19. Architecture - (c) domestic and municipal; 20. Communications - roads and railways; 21. Administration and divisions; 22. The roll of honour; 23. The chief towns and villages; Illustrations; Maps.

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/11/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781107623873
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 212
  • ID: 9781107623873
  • weight: 240
  • ISBN10: 1107623871

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