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Land of the hills and the glens

Paul Gordon Sefton

Land of the hills and the glens

wildlife in Iona and the Inner Hebrides.

by Paul Gordon Sefton

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Cassell .
Written in English


Edition Notes

includes index.

The Physical Object
Paginationxii,223p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19747741M

In popular culture[ edit ] Some authors have featured the Fens repeatedly in their work. As major landowners, the monasteries played a significant part in the early efforts at drainage of the Fens. The final section looks at unsolved cases, including the shooting of banker Alistair Wilson in Nairn in ; the disappearance of Renee MacRae and her young son in ; and the unexplained death of Kevin McLeod in Wick harbour in About

But there are other considerations which impart to it a deeper and more practical interest. But when their plans backfire, Debra resorts to more desperate measures. There is something about Jade that sets his blood on firethey're mates. The modern approach is to allow a little farmland to be flooded again and turned into nature reserves.

By the end of the 17th century, the land was under water once again. Experienced walkers' hearts will flutter when they see the Cuillin ridge in Skye. A roddonthe dried raised bed of a watercourse, is more suitable for building than the less stable peat. Surrounded by water and marshes, the Fens provided a safe area that was easily defended and not particularly desirable to invading Anglo-Saxons. Grahams If you're new to hillwalking or simply fancy a gentle walk in the country, you'll find the Grahams offer some wonderful days of adventure. They also linked Cambridge and Ely.


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