Geotourism

Geotourism

by David Newsome
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0750662158

ISBN-13: 9780750662154

Pub. Date: 09/01/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Geotourism is tourism surroounding geological attractions and destinations. This unique text uses a wealth of case studies to discuss the issues involved in the management and care of such attractions, covering topics such as sustainability, impacts and environmental issues.

Geotourism: Sustainability, impacts and management leads the reader logically

Overview

Geotourism is tourism surroounding geological attractions and destinations. This unique text uses a wealth of case studies to discuss the issues involved in the management and care of such attractions, covering topics such as sustainability, impacts and environmental issues.

Geotourism: Sustainability, impacts and management leads the reader logically through the process, covering both the theories involved and the practicalities of managing such 'environmentally precious' attractions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750662154
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors. Editors. Preface. Acknowledgements. The Scope and Nature of Geotourism, David Newsome & Ross Dowling. Part 1 – The Resources for Geotourism; Geotourism in Malaysian Borneo, Felix Tongkul.
Geotourism in Potential of Southern Africa, Wolf Uwe Reimold, Gavin Whitefield & Thomas Wallmach. Geotourism in Australia, Jane James, Ian Clark & Patrick James. Geotourism in Resources of Iran, Alireza Amrikazemi & Abbas Mehrpooya. Part 2 – Geoparks; Geoparks: A Regional, European and Global Policy, Marie-Luise Frey, Klaus Schafer, Georg Buchel & Margarete Patzak. Geotourism: A Perspective from South-West Germany, Christof Pforr & Andreas Megerle. Geological Heritage in China, Jiang Jianjun, Zhao Xum & Chen Youfang. Part 3 – Geotourism in Action; Geotourism: A Perspective from the USA, Alexander Gates. Geotourism in Ireland and Britain, Patrick McKeever, Jonathan Larwood & Alan McKirdy. Geotourism in Spain: Resources and Environmental Management, Jose Calaforra & Angel Fernandez-Cortes. Geotourism and Interpretation, Thomas Hose. Geotourism’s Issues and Challenges, David Newsome & Ross Dowling. Appendix 1.

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