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Coasts of the British Isles

Coasts of the British Isles Author Terry Jennings
ISBN-10 0237528142
Release 2004-11
Pages 45
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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.



Sea Charts of the British Isles

Sea Charts of the British Isles Author John Blake
ISBN-10 1472944909
Release 2017-04-11
Pages 128
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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.



How Long is the Coast of Britain

How Long is the Coast of Britain Author Benoît B. Mandelbrot
ISBN-10 8874424477
Release 2007
Pages 48
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British Isles English Channel and North Sea

British Isles  English Channel  and North Sea Author
ISBN-10 1577858107
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Rambles in the British Isles

Rambles in the British Isles Author British isles
ISBN-10 OXFORD:590118994
Release 1851
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Coastal Geomorphology of Great Britain

Coastal Geomorphology of Great Britain Author V. J. May
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822031193311
Release 2003
Pages 737
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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.



Library of Congress Subject Headings

Library of Congress Subject Headings Author
ISBN-10 UCBK:C081650287
Release 2001
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Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts

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ISBN-10 PSU:000056520187
Release 1989
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Library of Congress Subject Headings

Library of Congress Subject Headings Author Library of Congress. Cataloging Policy and Support Office
ISBN-10 UOM:39015046801646
Release 2000
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Library of Congress Subject Headings

Library of Congress Subject Headings Author Library of Congress
ISBN-10 OSU:32435065917858
Release 1991
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British Fishing Boats and Coastal Craft

British Fishing Boats and Coastal Craft Author E. W. White
ISBN-10 9781473391550
Release 2013-04-16
Pages 76
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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.



Radioactivity in Surface and Coastal Waters of the British Isles 1989

Radioactivity in Surface and Coastal Waters of the British Isles  1989 Author G. J. Hunt
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822009428004
Release 1990
Pages 69
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Topographia Hibernica

Topographia Hibernica Author William Wenman Seward
ISBN-10 NYPL:33433069336620
Release 1795
Pages 30
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Inshore Craft

Inshore Craft Author Basil Greenhill
ISBN-10 9781473822603
Release 2013-04-15
Pages 240
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This comprehensive reference work describes and illustrates some 200 types of inshore craft that once fished and traded, under oar and sail, around the coasts of the British Isles. The types are arranged by coastal area and each is described in terms of its shape and design, fitness for location and purpose, build, evolution and geographical distribution. Details of dimensions, rig, building materials, seamanship and the survival of examples are given where known, while hundreds of line drawings and photographs show the vessels in their original forms. A team of twelve experts describe all these boat types and, in addition, there are introductions to the main geographic areas outlining the physical environments, fisheries and other uses of the sea that have influenced boat design; maps of all the areas show ports and physical features. At the beginning of the last century sail and oar dominated fisheries and local trade: one hundred years later those craft have all but vanished. This book brings alive for maritime historians and enthusiasts, traditional boat sailors, modelmakers, and all those with an interest in local history, the vast array of craft that were once such a significant feature of our inshore seas. ‘Inshore Craft is a spectacular achievement’ - Wooden Boat Magazine



Nautical Descriptions of the West Coast of Great Britain from Bristol Channel to Cape Wrath

Nautical Descriptions of the West Coast of Great Britain  from Bristol Channel to Cape Wrath Author Murdoch Mckenzie
ISBN-10 UOM:39015031296299
Release 1776
Pages 69
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Geomorphology and Sedimentology of Estuaries

Geomorphology and Sedimentology of Estuaries Author Gerardo M.E. Perillo
ISBN-10 0080532497
Release 1995-05-16
Pages 470
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This is the first book to be entirely devoted to the geomorphology and sedimentology of estuaries. The chapters in the book are structured according to the morphogenetic classification which is based on a new definition of estuaries and covers all areas within this field. The material is presented in such a way that it serves both as a reference for the researcher and as a textbook for use on courses covering estuaries, coastal environments, sedimentology and oceanography. Internationally renowned specialists have provided in-depth descriptions of the geomorphology, sedimentology and interactive processes associated with each particular subject.



Building and Maintaining River and Coastal Flood Defences in England

Building and Maintaining River and Coastal Flood Defences in England Author Great Britain. National Audit Office
ISBN-10 9780102945522
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 48
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Around 469,000 households and business in England are at risk of flooding and this figure is likely to rise of the next century because of factors such as climate change. The Environment Agency is responsible for managing the risk from main rivers and the sea in England and Wales. This report looks at their maintenance of 24,000 miles of flood defences and the construction of new defences. It notes the progress made since the last report in 2001 (HC 299 2000-01) and sets out the areas where there is room for further improvement.