Geology of Ireland: A Field Guide
by Ivor MacCarthy
Publisher: Collins Pr
Edition: - 2013
Ireland is endowed with a spectacular variety of geology. The rocks that make up the island offer a unique window into a two-billion-year history. This history includes almost all types of geological settings, including sedimentary basins, shallow tropical seas, high mountain ranges, and active volcanoes. Sixteen field areas are described, showing how to venture into the field to explore the classic sites of Irish geology.