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Book review: Across Scotland on Foot

Across Scotland on Foot. Ronald Turnbull. Grey Stone Books. 1994. 159 p. Ronald Turnbull has written a huge number of books and articles and has a fine, sardonic authorial presence in his writing. Across Scotland on Foot gives detailed guidance

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Book Review: Soils: Scotland’s Living Landscapes

Soils: Scotland’s Living Landscapes. Scottish Natural Heritage. 1996. Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) produced a series of short volumes in the Scotland’s Living Landscapes series. Profusely illustrated with good colour photographs and diagrams, these are worth obtaining as digestible works on

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Book Review: Exploring the Nevis Range and Mamores

Exploring the Nevis Range and Mamores, Scotland. James Barnet. Mereo Press. 2014. 253 p. Conceptually, the idea of a route guide to the Nevis Range and Mamores with a geological underpinning had great appeal to me as a geologist. Paul

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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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