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- 01 Jan 2001
- Terra Publishing
- 176 pages - 216 x 138 x 10mm
- Classic Geology in Europe
Students, amateurs and professionals will welcome this clear and helpful introduction to a highly attractive and accessible region, blessed with beautiful scenery and much to fascinate the geologist. It may also enrich the interest and environmental understanding of the enquiring tourist who knows that there is much more to Auvergne than the mineral water of the television advertisements.
Preface. Introduction. Auvergne - an island surrounded by land. Preparing to visit Auvergne. The geology of the Auvergne. Thew itineraries and their scope. Puy-de-Dome and Allier. The Massif de Sancy. The Monts du Cantal. Geology of the Haute-Loire. Matters non-geological. Appendix. Glossary. bibliography, related reading and websites. Index of places and names. Index of topics.
Peter Cattermole was formerly lecturer at the University of Sheffield and was for some years a Principal Investigator for the NASA Planetary Geology and Geophysics Programme.