This book is for anyone interested in Dartmoor; especially those who wonder at the sparkles in the ground. Whether the reader has a love of Dartmoor and its curious tors, or they have a background in earth sciences and seek to learn more about its world-class geology, this book will take the reader on a journey through deep time from Dartmoor’s earliest geological history to the present day. It is brimming with illustrations to explain the principles of geology with additional photographs to demonstrate Dartmoor’s extraordinary rocks, minerals and features.
• First new book on Dartmoor’s geology since 1972
• Describes Dartmoor’s geology, tor formation and mineralogy
• Includes 97 detailed illustrations and 161 photographs
• Full glossary, references and bibliography.