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Charnwood Forest, Leicestershire, England - British Geological Survey - Walking Guide
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Charnwood Forest, Leicestershire, England - British Geological Survey - Walking Guide

Explore 600 million years of geology through a series of walks and discover the evolution of the Leicestershire landscape. You will see natural rock exposures and many quarries resulting from the rich industrial heritage of the area. There is something here for everyone, from the Sunday stroller to the keen walker, as well as both amateur and professional geologists. Charnwood Forest in Leicestershire has highly distinctive scenery, with crags of ancient Precambrian rocks jutting through a cover of much younger strata. These ancient rocks have long fascinated geological enthusiasts. Illustrated in this map and guideobok are the many discoveries made in this area, including the 'roots' of volcanoes and Britain's oldest fossils. CGB009

No of Pages: 52

Page Size: 145 x 210

Publisher: British Geological Survey*

Published Date: Aug 07

Edition: 1st Cover: paperback and map in plastic wallet

Illustrations: colour photos and maps

Weight: 240 gms.

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ISBN: 9780852725702

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