Durham

Durham

by W. J. Weston

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107694651
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/29/2012
Series: Cambridge County Geographies Series
Pages: 205
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

1. County and shire. The word Durham: its origin and meaning; 2. General characteristics; 3. Size. shape. Boundaries; 4. Surface and general features; 5. Watershed. Rivers; 6. Geology; 7. Natural history; 8. Peregrination of the coast; 9. Coastal gains and losses. Lighthouse and harbour works; 10. Climate and rainfall; 11. People - race. Dialect. Settlements. Population; 12. Agriculture - main cultivations. Woodlands. Stock; 13. Industries and manufactures; 14. Mines and minerals; 15. Fisheries and fishing stations; 16. Shipping and trade; 17. History; 18. Antiquities; 19. Architecture - (a) ecclesiastical; 20. Architecture - (b) military; 21. Architecture - (c) domestic; 22. Communications - past and present; 23. Administration and divisions - ancient and modern; 24. The roll of honour in the county; 25. The chief towns and villages of Durham; Illustrations; Maps and diagrams.

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