This welcome new overview of Irish geology is a major revision and amplification of A Geology of Ireland, edited by C.H. Holland, 1981. It is an ambitious work, and the sort of one which might not make good reading. However, as in the earlier edition, Holland has seen the need that to do justice to our modern understanding of Irish geology requires that the account be written by a team of experts, each a specialist in his own field. This is the successful format employed again in this new edition which now completes the trilogy of books which summarize...

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