The British Isles

The British Isles

by Frederick Mort


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Originally published in 1914 as a guide for students preparing for university, this book examines the geographical features of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. The text is accompanied with diagrams and photographs of points of interest, both naturally occurring and of human design. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in geography or the history of education.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107632813
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/14/2013
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 5.24(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1. The position of the British Isles; 2. The build of the British Isles; 3. Weather and climate. Winds; 4. Weather and climate. Rainfall and temperature; 5. Agriculture and fisheries; 6. Minerals; 7. The build of Scotland; 8. The rivers of Scotland; 9. Lakes, lochs, and islands; 10. Volcanoes and glaciers; 11. The highlands and the north-eastern lowlands; 12. The southern uplands; 13. The central lowlands; 14. The central lowlands (continued); 15. The central lowlands (continued); 16. The counties of Scotland; 17. The build of England; 18. The rivers of England; 19. London; 20. The Thames Valley; 21. Southern England; 22. The south-western peninsula; 23. The Severn Valley and the Bristol Channel; 24. The Midlands; 25. Eastern England; 26. The Lake District and the Pennine uplands; 27. North-West England; 28. North-East England; 29. Wales; 30. Railways and counties; 31. The structure of Ireland; 32. The climate, agriculture, and industries of Ireland; 33. Ulster; 34. Dublin and the east of Ireland; 35. Southern Ireland; 36. Western Ireland and the central plain; 37. The Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.

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