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Published: 26 August 2022 (Estimated)

320 Pages | 61 black and white figures


ISBN: 9780198871620

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This Volcanic Isle

The Violent Processes that forged the British Landscape

Robert Muir-Wood

  • Recounts the surprisingly violent tectonic prehistory of Britain
  • Explores the ways in which the geological history of the British Isles shaped the land we see today
  • Introduces the personalities who shared a fascination for Britain's tectonic history, including Darwin, Tennyson, and Benoit Mandelbrot
  • Shares a deep love for the geological forces shaping natural history, and relates it to the famous landmarks of the British Isles