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The British Isles are magnificent places, filled with endlessly fascinating sights, stories, and people, and they are defined and shaped by their coast. Hundreds of spectacular photographs in this book hint at the wonder of the ever-changing place where the land meets the sea—from the privileged viewpoint of the birds. From small harbors to expansive bridges, towering cliffs to seaside resorts—Coast from the Air presents a dramatic new perspective on this green and pleasant land, and shows just how beautiful, surprising, and fragile that land can be. In 20 chapters—each one focusing on a specific coastal region of the British Isles—over 200 outstanding aerial photographs portray the beauty and diversity of the coastline. From the Dingle to The Wash, from the mild seaside towns of England's south coast to the storm-lashed fishing villages of the Outer Hebrides, Coast from the Air is a true visual feast.

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Synopsis:

A breath-taking aerial perspective of the UK and Irelands amazing coastline in 20 chapters — each one focusing on a specific coastal region — over 200 photographs portray the beauty and diversity from the Dingle to The Wash, from Englands south coast to the Outer Hebrides.

About the Author

Neil Oliver is an archaeologist and writer. He has excavated sites including from the earliest prehistoric period in Scotland, the Wars of the Roses, the English Civil War, the Jacobite Rebellions, and the battlefields of World War II in England and France. He is coauthor of Two Men in a Trench and author of Not Forgotten.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781846072666
Author:
Oliver, Neil
Publisher:
BBC Books
Author:
Neil Oliver
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Aerial
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Travel - General
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Landscapes
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Ireland
Subject:
PHOTOGRAPHY / General
Subject:
Travel
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Coast
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
220 FULL COLOUR
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.5 x 7.5 x 0.81 in 2.84 lb

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» Arts and Entertainment » Photography » General
» History and Social Science » World History » General
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» Science and Mathematics » Oceanography » Coasts
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