Geology of Ireland: A Field Guide

Geology of Ireland: A Field Guide

by Ivor MacCarthy

ISBN-10: 1848891660
ISBN-13: 9781848891661
Publisher: Collins Pr
Edition: - 2013

Book Description
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.