Scotland: an encyclopedia of places & landscapes

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Collins, 2006 - Reference - 550 pages
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Authoritative, comprehensive, and fully up-to-date, this outstanding encyclopedia contains more than 10,000 detailed entries on Scotlandís cities, towns and villages, mountains, lochs and rivers, visitor attractions, monuments, and historic sites. Each entry places its subject in historical, geographical, architectural, or environmental context, offering information for a wide variety of uses. Street plans are included for all of Scotlandís cities and many larger towns, highlighting places of interest, public buildings, and main routes. All the entries are cross-referenced to a full-color atlas of the country, providing a wealth of current cartographic detail. Edited by Dr. David Munro, Director of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society, and Bruce Gittings of the Department of Geography at Edinburgh University, Scotland: An Encyclopedia of Places and Landscapes is a landmark work of reference.

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Gittings is of the University of Edinburgh