Sandstone and Sea Stacks

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Sandstone and Sea Stacks is a celebration of Britain's coastal geology - ammonites and sand, sea stacks and wavecut platforms. It goes paddling in the rock pools to examine the rock samples so perfectly polished up for us by the sea. Between the lichen and the low-tide line, everything is out in the open to be looked at: desert sand dunes emerging out of the ocean; cliffs bent and crumpled by two continents crashing into each other; a band of red-hot basalt squeezed from somewhere in Scotland. Britain today lacks glaciers ...

Sandstone and Sea Stacks 2011, Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780711232280