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Geology explained in South and East Devon

by Perkins, John W.

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Published by David and Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Devon.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- England -- Devon.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 184-186.

      Statementby John W. Perkins; illustrations by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE262.D45 P4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p.
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5022529M
      ISBN 100715353047
      LC Control Number76850475

      An introduction to the geology of the area between Buckfastleigh and Ivybridge. A.D WILLCOCK Introduction The ground between Buckfastleigh and Ivybridge to the south of Dartmoor is covered by Geological Survey Sheet Sheet lies to the north-east and has recently been re-mapped by workers on the Exeter University/Institute of. New edition revised by Nigel Hyman The most comprehensive history of Sidmouth in print. This history of Sidmouth was the brain-child of Gerald Gibbens, a past Curator of Sidmouth Museum. It covers the history of the town, starting with the geology, and includes chapters on prehistoric and Roman eras, Saxon, Viking and Norman times, The Middle Ages, the Tudor Epoch, The 17th and 18th Centuries.

      The book also lists all official and local sites of geological and geomorphological interest, includes an expanded reference list and a colour geological map. It is aimed at all readers with an amateur or professional interest in geology, and undergraduate fieldworkers should find the book . Rougemont Castle, also known as Exeter Castle, is the historic castle of the city of Exeter, Devon, England. It was built into the northern corner of the Roman city walls starting in or shortly after the year , following Exeter's rebellion against William the Conqueror. In it was besieged for three months by King Stephen. An outer bailey, of which little now remains, was added later in the 12th Built by: William the Conqueror.

      Geology of South Dorset and South-East Devon and its World Heritage Coast. Special Memoir for , geological sheets Dorchester, West Fleet and Weymouth and / Swanage and parts of sheets / Sidmouth, Bridport, Bournemouth and Newton Abbott. Geology, Landscapes, and Land Use of Dorset and East Devon. By: Angus Leger, University of Colorado Introduction to the Jurassic Coast Word Heritage Site. The south coast of Dorset, England is a geologic wonderland. Virtually the entire Mesozoic era is represented within the cliffs and outcrops along the coast between the the towns of Swanage and Exmouth.. It is possible to view million.


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Buy Geology Explained in South and East Devon First Edition by Perkins, John W. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3). About this book This area presents an ideal introduction to fieldwork for students of geology. There is a wide range of geological features that are su­perbly displayed in rocks varying in age from Devonian through to Palaeogene, together with often spectacular structures and.

Reading, but not essential, books will be available ‘Geology explained in South and East Devon’, Perkins (available through libraries). Geologists Association guides No 72 & 73 – “Devon Marbles, their Geology, History and uses” “Geology of S Coast” ISBN.

Following the award of World Heritage status to the ''Jurassic Coast'' between near Exmouth and Studland by UNESCO in Decemberplans for a memoir covering the recently remapped Weymouth and Swanagesheets (–3) were.

This completely revised edition has been rewritten to reflect the major changes in knowledge since the first edition. There are four additional chapters, on geological pioneers, engineering geology, environmental geology and off-shore geology. The book also lists all official and local sites of geological and geomorphological interest, includes an expanded reference list and a colour.

Book review Geology of south Dorset and south-east Devon and its World Heritage Coast Technical Report in Proceedings of the Geologists Association August with 34 Reads. An ‘Introduction to the Geology of Devon’ travels back in time and summarises the history and variety of geology in Devon.

A document called ‘Devon’s Rocks – A Geological Guide’ provides a compilation of all 13 rock type guides. As a result, chalk only occurs in parts of east Devon, due to the extensive erosion, but hard flint gravels derived from the chalk are scattered across the county.

With a jump in geological time, Devon also contains some younger geological features, namely ball clay deposits and Lundy granite. PDF | On Jan 1,David Nowell and others published Book review Geology of south Dorset and south-east Devon and its World Heritage Coast | Find, read and cite all the research you need on.

Home. Devon has a varied and ancient geology and as you travel around the County this variety is clearly reflected in the diverse landscape. The county is also distinguished in being the only one to give its name to a geological system of world-wide recognition: the Devonian. Geology gives an unrivalled insight into the history of the Earth but it is worth remembering that the processes that have helped.

To the north of Dartmoor are the Culm Measures and Exmoor. In the valleys and lowlands of south and east Devon the soil is more fertile, drained by rivers including the Exe, the Culm, the Teign, the Dart, and the Otter. As well as agriculture, much of the economy of Devon is based on tuent country: England.

The Dorset coast forms part of the Dorset and East Devon World Heritage Site that stretches from Exmouth in Devon through to Poole Harbour and includes in Dorset one of the most complete sections of Jurassic and Cretaceous rocks anywhere in the world.

Geology Explained in South and East Devon. David and Charles, Newton Abbot, pp. By John W. Perkins. Clearly written with very good, well-labelled, sketch illustrations by. Intended for anyone interested in geology, this book covers the geological development of Devon and adjacent areas from Devonian times to the present day.

Each chapter has a list of representative localities so that the book can also serve as an excursion guide for field work.5/5(2).

This memoir provides a complete account of the geology and structure of the 'Jurassic Coast' of south Dorset and south-east Devon.

In recognition of its outstanding geology and scenery, the coast between Orcombe Rocks in south-east Devon and Old Harry Rocks in south Dorset was granted World Heritage status in December The Jurassic Coast is a World Heritage Site on the English Channel coast of southern England.

It stretches from Exmouth in East Devon to Studland Bay in Dorset, a distance of about 96 miles, and was inscribed on the World Heritage List in mid-December The site spans million years of geological history, coastal erosion having exposed an almost continuous sequence of rock formation Inscription: (25th Session).

Newly added Devon content. The Life and Tragic Death of Simon Levy, Silversmith (video, ) The Grose Family of Ilsington, Devon () Geology Section: history, interests and the importance of Devon’s geology () Stories on the Stones: William Shillibeer: Sculptor, Schoolmaster, Surveyor () John and Jane Cranch.

Geology & Soils – State of Environment Devon and Torbay Page 2 Last updated: October Basin in south Devon and the Petrockstowe Basin in north-west Devon) and the Wareham Basin in Dorset. It provides an East Devon Slightly acid loamy and clayey soils with impeded drainageFile Size: KB.

However, the Quaternary history of SW England has recently been summarized and these summaries refer to the extent of periglacial processes. In this paper, the nature and engineering geological implications of periglacial processes and deposits from four contrasting areas of south and east Devon are by: Geology explained in Dorset Jan 1, by John W Perkins Geology explained in South and East Devon, Jan 1, by John W Perkins Hardcover.

$ More Buying Choices $ Audible Listen to Books & Original Audio Performances.These intrusions are the central part of the granite outcrops of south-west Britain, which include Dartmoor to the east in Devon and the Isles of Scilly to the west, the latter now being partially submerged. The uplands are surrounded by more fertile, mainly pastoral farmland.

Near the south coast, deep wooded valleys provide sheltered conditions for a flora that likes shade and a moist, mild climate.