Interest in the environment has never been greater and yet most of
ushave little knowledge about the 4 billion years of history that
formedit. This book explains the principles of geology, geography
andgeomorphology, and shows how a basic understanding of
geologicaltimescales, plate tectonics and landforms can help you 'read'
the greatoutdoors. This is a highly illustrated book with a very
accessible textthat clearly illuminates the landscape around us.