Product Mountains and Moorlands is out of stock.

  • Mountains and Moorlands - 9780007406128
Click to zoom

Mountains and Moorlands

£14.99
Currently out of stock
328
Geography & topography
eBook
W. H. Pearsall
19/07/2012
978-0-00-740612-8
false
ePub edition
true
Quantity: 
Moorland, mountain-top and upland grazing occupy over a third of the total living-space of the British Isles, and, of all kinds of land, have suffered least interference by man. Mountains and moorlands provide the widest scope for studying natural wild life on land.

Professor Pearsall died in 1964. This new edition has been revised by his friend and pupil, Winifred Pennington. The book remains an invaluable introduction to the upland regions of Britain – their structure, climate, vegetation and animal life, their present and past uses and the problems of their conservation for the future.
‘A most useful and lucid survey. It should be a real help to visitors and also residents in those parts towards understanding and enjoying the things that lie around them.’
The Times Literary Supplement

‘This is a book that will surely be read and quoted fifty years hence.’
Countryman

‘A book for the professional as well as for the amateur …full of wisdom about the history, the soils, the plants and the creatures on the mountains and moorlands of Britain.’
Guardian

‘It is doubtful whether any other author could, single-handed, have produced such a well-balanced picture of the wild life of an area. His book is illustrated by a really magnificent series of colour photographs of hill country.’
Weekly Scotsman

© 2017 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, registered in Scotland, Company No. 27389. Registered address: Westerhill Road, Bishopsbriggs, Glasgow G64 2QT. New Naturalists, various forms of New Naturalists’ signature and monogram, and the titles of New Naturalists’ works are registered trade marks of The New Naturalists Limited and/or its licensees. HarperCollins Publishers Ltd and The New Naturalists Limited expressly reserve all their rights in the content of the site.