This lavishly illustrated book, written by two leading Earth Scientists, provides an engaging history of the people and ideas associated with the development of the geological thinking about the evolution of the rocks and the stunning landscapes of the World Heritage Coast. It examines the contributions of some great individuals, both male and female, and gives fascinating details of their lives, their characters, and their writings. It provides a wealth of bibliographic information and contains a helpful glossary of technical terms. It will be of interest not only to geologists and geomorphologists, but also to those fascinated by intellectual history. It will give a whole new perspective on one of the finest stretches of coastline known from anywhere on Earth.
Authors Andrew Goudie and Denys Brunsden. 2020.
Denys is a Patron of the Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre.