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Coasts Of The British Isles

Author : Terry Jennings
ISBN : 0237528142
Genre : Coasts
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Coasts of Britain explores the geography and the geology of the British Isles by it's coastlines. Each chapter looks at a particular type of coastline and examines the impact that the physical make-up of the landscape has had on the economic and social development. The text is written in a lively and stimulating way and is punctuated by superb colour photographs and maps as well as Fact Files which highlight pertinent points! Written to support the National Curriculum at Key Stage 2 and 3.

How Long Is The Coast Of Britain

Author : Benoît B. Mandelbrot
ISBN : 8874424477
Genre : Fiction
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Sea Charts Of The British Isles

Author : John Blake
ISBN : 1472944909
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 60. 92 MB
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Traveling along the British coastline, Sea Charts of the British Isles showcases a beautiful collection of charts containing a wealth of information about Britain's maritime history and the story of charting and surveying itself. The great names in British chart-making are all included, such as Captain Greenvile Collins, Professor Murdoch Mackenzie and his nephew of the same name, Graeme Spence, and William Bligh, who between them created the first structured attempts to survey and chart particular areas of the coast of mainland Britain as well as the more remote islands. Examples include several from Collins' “Great Britain's Coastal Pilot,” such as charts of Edinburgh and the Forth, the Orkney Islands, the coast of Ireland and the River Thames; the Chart of the Coast of Wales in St George's Channel and that of Milford Haven by Lewis Morris; The River Clyde and Glasgow by John Watt; and the Observation by Trinity House Pilots and Surveyors of the Downs covering the coast of Kent and the Goodwin Sands, as well as charts by other well-known European chart-makers, such as the magnificent example of the Coast of England from Dover to the Isle of Wight showing the Cinque Ports by Lucas Janszoon Wagenaer that dates from 1583. The author has researched maritime archives including the Admiralty Library, the National Maritime Museum, the Pepys Library, the UK Hydrographic Office, and the National Archives to reveal their unseen nautical records and portray the development of the sea chart.

Oil Pollution Reports

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ISBN : UCR:31210012652051
Genre : Oil pollution of water
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Coastal Geomorphology Of Great Britain

Author : V. J. May
ISBN : UCSD:31822031193311
Genre : Coasts
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Highlights both the conservation value of the coastal geomorphology sites of Great Britain and the important role these sites play in the development of the science of geomorphology. Each chapter in this work includes descriptions of the landforms and gives interpretation of dynamics of the geomorphological systems operating within the sites.

Coastal Passenger Liners Of The British Isles

Author : Nick Robins
ISBN : 9781848321120
Genre : Transportation
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At the beginning of the last century it was possible to sail from London to Glasgow via the south coast ports and Belfast, returning along the east coast from either Dundee or Leith for as little as five pounds. Those were the days when 300 passengers were landed twice weekly at Grangemouth or Dundee from the London boat, and the coastal passenger and cargo liner was in its heyday, catering both for the first class tourist as well as offering keenly priced second class fares for the like of football fans following away matches. Sadly, these wonderful steamer services are now largely forgotten but this new book will stir fond memories of the ships and their coastal voyages. The Depression of the 1930s, coupled with competition from both railway and the motor coach, were to spell the end for many of the coastal liners, while heavy losses incurred in World War II left only a few ships each offering just a handful of passenger berths. ?The story of their one hundred years of service is accompanied by numerous fascinating anecdotes, and the book focuses as much on the social need for coastal passenger services, the men and women who provided the services and the passengers who used them, as it does on the nuts and bolts of the ships themselves. This beautifully presented book will delight both ship enthusiasts and all those who enjoy the maritime and social history of the British Isles.

Library Of Congress Subject Headings

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ISBN : UOM:39015039517019
Genre : Subject headings, Library of Congress
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British Fishing Boats And Coastal Craft

Author : E. W. White
ISBN : 9781473391550
Genre : History
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A historical account of fishing boats and coastal craft of the British Isles. Includes descriptive historical survey of the types of vessels found in all areas of the UK. Contents include: The East Coast of England, The Thames and Its Estuary, The South Coast of England, The West Coast of England, Scotland, and Ireland.

Aquatic Sciences And Fisheries Abstracts

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ISBN : PSU:000056520187
Genre : Fisheries
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Radioactivity In Surface And Coastal Waters Of The British Isles 1989

Author : G. J. Hunt
ISBN : UCSD:31822009428004
Genre : Radioactive pollution of the sea
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