The Fresh and the Salt

The Fresh and the Salt The Story of the Solway

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Synopsis

Firths and estuaries are liminal places, where land meets sea and tides meet freshwater. Their unique ecosystems support a huge range of marine and other wildlife: human activity too is profoundly influenced by their waters and shores. The Solway Firth - the crooked finger of water that both unites and divides Scotland and England - is a beautiful yet unpredictable place and one of the least-industrialised natural large estuaries in Europe. Its history, geology and turbulent character have long affected the way its inhabitants, both human and non-human, have learnt to live along and within its ever-changing margins.

Book information

ISBN: 9781780276939
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd
Imprint: Birlinn
Pub date:
DEWEY: 941.47
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 560g
Height: 164mm
Width: 241mm
Spine width: 35mm