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Geology of the Dorset coast

M. R. House

Geology of the Dorset coast

by M. R. House

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Published by Geologists" Association in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Michael R. House.
SeriesGeologists" Association guide -- no.22
ContributionsLister, C. J., Greensmith, J. T. 1929-, Geologists" Association.
The Physical Object
Pagination164p. ;
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21314270M
ISBN 100900717211

Geology of the Jurassic Coast: The Red Coast Revealed: Exmouth to Lyme Regis. Richard Anthony Edwards. Coastal Pub., - Coasts - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Introduction. 8: Early geological studies. Layered rocks. It introduces the key places along the coast and suggests activities to help you explore the area and make the most of the million years of the history of the Earth that is laid out in 95 miles of stunning coastline. The guide is edited by Denys Brunsden who led the bid for the Dorset and East Devon Coast to be declared a World Heritage Site.

The Isle of Portland is an important Site of Special Scientific Interest, and the protection which this affords is of great value. The Isle of Portland SSSI was notified in to the Weymouth and Portland Borough Council, Dorset County Council. The interesting geology is . The Jurassic Coast Trust publication ‘Fossils of the Jurassic Coast‘ and the interpretation framework for the World Heritage Site ‘The Jurassic Coast Story Book‘ offer two examples of how the process of communicating science is inherently editorial. Both documents are designed to link the profound scientific value of the Dorset and East.

Geology field trip guide to Jurassic and Cretaceous strata at Worbarrow Bay and Worbarrow Tout, Dorset, England (World Heritage Site - Jurassic Coast West, Ian M. Worbarrow Bay, Dorset; Geology of the Wessex Coast of England (World Heritage Site, Jurassic Coast). Dorset’s Jurassic Coast. Dorset’s incredible coastline is famous for its fossil-flecked cliffs. Designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site due to its outstanding geology, take a trip through million years of earth’s history as you journey along the Jurassic Coast.


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Geology of the Dorset coast by M. R. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

About this book. 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.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Update and rewrite of Geology of the Dorset coast by Michael House, published Previous edition published: Whether you are an amateur collector, geology student or professional geologist, the Dorset coast will always hold a special place in most geologists’ hearts.

The coastline, which forms part of the ‘Jurassic Coast’ World Heritage Site, has been the stamping ground for the historical great and the good, through to the holidaymakers of today collecting.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "September "--Page 2 of cover. Description. Geology of Dorset is part of WikiProject Geology, an attempt at creating a standardized, informative, comprehensive and easy-to-use geology resource.

If you would like to participate, you can choose to edit this article, or visit the project page for more information. C This article has been rated as C-Class on the project's quality scale. Low This article has been rated as Low-importance on. The Dorset coast;: A geological guide, [Davies, G.

M] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Dorset coast;: A geological guide. The Jurassic Coast is a hugely diverse and beautiful landscape underpinned by incredible geology of global importance.

In it became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Jurassic Coast begins at Orcombe Point in Exmouth, Devon, and continues for 95 miles to Old Harry Rocks. 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.

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : M.R. House. Geology of South Dorset and South-East Devon and its World Heritage Coast. Special Memoir forgeological sheets Dorchester, West Fleet and Weymouth and / Swanage and parts of sheets / Sidmouth, Bridport, Bournemouth and Newton Abbott.

Dorset (/ ˈ d ɔːr s ɪ t /; archaically: Dorsetshire) is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast. The ceremonial county comprises the unitary authority areas of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole and ng an area of 2, square kilometres (1, sq mi), Dorset borders Devon to the west, Somerset to the north-west, Wiltshire to the north-east, and Hampshire Constituent country: England.

Nomination Document of the Dorset and East Devon Coast (book) This is an invaluable document for academics, earth scientists, geology and geomorphology students and anyone interested in the detailed history and explanation of why the Jurassic Coast was recognised as a World Heritage Site.

The nomination document successfully proposed that the Dorset and East Devon coast [ ]. Some Selected Links on Wessex Coast Geology Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. The Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Site is England's first natural World Heritage Site - it is known as The Jurassic Coast.

It covers 95 miles of coastline from East Devon to Dorset, with rocks recording million years of the Earth's history.

Paperback, spiral-bound, 2nd edition () 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.

Continuing the series Geology of the Jurassic Coast the guides are aimed at describing the Jurassic Coast from west to east. The Isle of Purbeck on the Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Site is a unique place where geology and landforms combine to create beautiful and varied coastal scenery.

Human history and geology at Dorset’s World Heritage Coast. but to help with the historical narrative the book includes a summary of the prehistory and history of the Dorset coast, which links the features on the ground to their place on a historical time-line.

Although the content of Dorset’s World Heritage Coast has not been. 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 Geology of the Dorset Coast (Guides) (No.

22) [M.R. House] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. During the busy summer season, it’s best to book accommodations ahead of time. These range widely in price, services and quality.

Websites such as and highlight the many quaint bed and breakfasts and cozy inns scattered along this stunning coast. The United Kingdom’s official currency is the British Pound.Sketch Map.

This sketch map shows the distribution of the main rock types that lie beneath the surface of the county. The nature of the Dorset landscape is heavily influenced by the underlying geology; in the east of the county where the rocks are soft the landscape is gentle and rolling, whereas in the west – where they are harder and hence more able to withstand erosion – the landscape.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. The Educational Register of Geological Sites is designed to encourage the educational use of Devon’s fascinating and diverse geological and.