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New maps help find nature nearby in Edinburgh and Glasgow

Man, boy and dog looking at a map on a wooden floor

Disclosure of interests: I was sent free copies of these maps as a gift and have opted to write this review on a voluntary basis. I have no business connections with any of the companies or businesses mentioned in the

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Posted in Book reviews, Cycling and bikes, Edinburgh, Maps, Pentlands

Urban Geology meets Urban Nature Maps

Man, boy and dog looking at a map on a wooden floor

Edinburgh is a great city to be a geologist in. So much rock is exposed within the city bounds and there is a considerable variety in lithology, if not geological age. While the commanding heights of the seven hills (Arthur’s

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Posted in Book reviews, Edinburgh, Geodiversity, Geological Walks (urban), Maps, Scotland, Woodlands

Printed material reviews (physical books, maps and pamphlets)

Books and maps. I’ve accumulated a worrying amount of them over the years and also reviewed books for The Palaeontological Association Newsletter and the Scottish Journal of Geology. So, here are my thoughts on some books, maps and other printed

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Posted in Book reviews, Books, Maps, Other printed matter
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