The Landforms of England and Wales

The Landforms of England and Wales

By: Andrew S. Goudie (author)Paperback

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From the heights of the Fells and Snowdonia to the flat fenlands of East Anglia, from the bleakness of Dartmoor to the abundance of the Weald -- England and Wales show a variety of landscape unparalleled in the world. In this book Andrew Goudie describes how and why such a complexity of landforms evolved, covering the regiona s history from the earliest times to the present. Fully illustrated with line drawings, maps an dphotographs, and written by one of the foremost scholars of his generation, this is a book that will both inform and entertain.

About Author

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).


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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780631163671
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 408
  • ID: 9780631163671
  • weight: 612
  • ISBN10: 0631163670

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