A Handbook of Scotland's Coasts - 
      Fi Martynoga

A Handbook of Scotland's Coasts

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Shortlisted for the Saltire Society First Book Award 2012
Forlag: Saraband
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 256
ISBN: 9781912235865
Utgave: Revised ed
Format: 20 x 13 cm

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Introduction; Our coastline: who owns the land?; Ronald Turnbull: The geology of our seashore; Scotland's Central Lowlands: the coal hole; Raised beaches; Old Man, old sand; Ocean-bottom sludge; The Highlands: schist with a twist; Roderick Impey Murchison gets it wrong; A gneiss wee walk; A raised beach at Whalsay; Jim Crumley: Coastal Wildlife; Otters; A big fish; Cetaceans; Seals; Seabirds; Coastal plants; Beach, dune and coastal woods; Dunes; Beaches; Coastal woods; Machair; Cliffs and rocky shores; Estuary and saltmarsh; List of plants; Coastal Bounty; Before you start; Shellfish; Fish; Seaweed; Edible seaside plants; List of seaweed & edible plants; Foraging for other treasures; Beachcombing; Rock pools; Michael Kerrigan: Coastal culture; Mystic places; Boundary or bridge; Coastal castles; Tradition... interrupted; Net product; Whaling' Seals and selkies; Commerce and culture; A puff for the Puffer; Lost at sea; Lighting the way; Cultural fabric; The crockery coast; Artists' colonies; Beside the seaside; Music festivals; From relaxation to renewal; Coastal costs; Scotland's islands; The inner lands: Isle of Mull; Coll and Tiree; Muck, Rum, Eigg and Canna; Skye; The Outer Lands: Outer Hebrides; Orkney; Shetland; Island Jaunts: Inchcolm; The Isle of May; Ailsa Craig; Raasay; Bute; Arran; Great Days out; Eyemouth; North Berwick; East Neuk; St Andrews; Stonehaven; Findhorn; The Black Isle; Golspie and the East Coast of Sutherland and Caithness; Thurso; Bettyhill, Tongue and Durness; Lochinver; Ullapool; Gairloch, Poolewe and Area; Applecross; Plockton; Arisaig; Salen, Strontian and Sunart; Ardfern; Campbeltown, Carradale and the Kintyre Peninsula; Aye; Portpatrick; Wigtown and the Machars; Kirkcudbright; Sporting Days Out: Cycling; Wild swimming; Coastal rowing; Sea kayaking; Surfing; About the Contributors; Acknowledgements; Further Reading and Species Identification; Index
Fi Martynoga is an environmental activist, journalist, museum researcher, and a renowned figure in Scottish nature, history, sustainability and food circles. She has several widely praised books to her name, including A Handbook of Scotland's Wild Harvests and A Handbook of Scotland's Trees.