By L. Dudley Stamp
Britains constitution and surroundings bargains with the actual historical past, the degree on which the drama of existence is performed and which gives the basic surroundings for crops, newnaturalists.com
It will be tough to discover a space of similar measurement wherever on this planet with this sort of number of actual stipulations, surroundings and as a result of plant and animal existence because the British Isles. Our place of birth is certainly a geological museum, epitomising in miniature the geological background of the globe. every one hill and valley, every one plateau and simple displays the underlying geological constitution or construct; this quantity makes an attempt not just to explain the outside positive factors, but additionally to caricature the lengthy and complicated sequence of occasions that have given the land its current shape - the construction of the British Isles. It therefore bargains with the actual history, the degree on which the drama of existence is performed and which supplies the elemental atmosphere for vegetation, animals and man.
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