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The Resource Martin Mere : Lancashire's lost lake, W.G. Hale and Audrey Coney ; with contributions from Bill Pick and Alan Whittaker

Martin Mere : Lancashire's lost lake, W.G. Hale and Audrey Coney ; with contributions from Bill Pick and Alan Whittaker

Label
Martin Mere : Lancashire's lost lake
Title
Martin Mere
Title remainder
Lancashire's lost lake
Statement of responsibility
W.G. Hale and Audrey Coney ; with contributions from Bill Pick and Alan Whittaker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A drive through the area of Lancashire inland from the seaside resort of Southport takes you through miles of fertile agricultural land dotted with farms and smallholdings. Road signs pointing to such places as?Mereside?,?Mere Brow? and?Mere Sands Wood? suggest the origin of these peaty soils, because in the seventeenth century this was the site of the largest lake in England. Martin Mere began as a depression in the glacial drift which filled with water as the ice from the last Ice Age retreated, and over its long history the land and the lake have contested the area as water levels have r
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hale, W. G
Dewey number
942.761
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DA690.M37
LC item number
H35 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Coney, Audrey
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wetlands
  • Geomorphology
  • Landscape archaeology
  • Martin Mere (England)
  • Lancashire (England)
  • HISTORY
  • Geomorphology
  • Landscape archaeology
  • Rural conditions
  • Wetlands
  • England
  • England
Label
Martin Mere : Lancashire's lost lake, W.G. Hale and Audrey Coney ; with contributions from Bill Pick and Alan Whittaker
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; List of Illustrations; 1: Introduction; 2: Out of the Ice; 3: The Changing Mere; 4: Mapping the Mere; 5: Archaeology, Place-Names and Settlement, and Traditions of the Mere; 6: Managing the Fen; 7: Draining the Mere; 8: The Natural History of the Mere; 9: Rural Life, c. 1840-1950; 10: Gamekeeping and the Shoot; 11: Towards Today; 12: The Once and Future Mere; Bibliography; Index
Control code
276174252
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 264 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846313523
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)276174252
Label
Martin Mere : Lancashire's lost lake, W.G. Hale and Audrey Coney ; with contributions from Bill Pick and Alan Whittaker
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; List of Illustrations; 1: Introduction; 2: Out of the Ice; 3: The Changing Mere; 4: Mapping the Mere; 5: Archaeology, Place-Names and Settlement, and Traditions of the Mere; 6: Managing the Fen; 7: Draining the Mere; 8: The Natural History of the Mere; 9: Rural Life, c. 1840-1950; 10: Gamekeeping and the Shoot; 11: Towards Today; 12: The Once and Future Mere; Bibliography; Index
Control code
276174252
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 264 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846313523
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)276174252

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