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Lewis and Harris By Francis Thompson

Lewis and Harris

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Suitable for the discerning tourist and island devotee, this work describes everything the visitor needs to know about the islands' heritage, landscape, climate, flora and fauna. It contains information on the key places of interest, from areas of beauty such as the mountains, freshwater lochs and moorland to historical landmarks.
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Lewis and Harris: Pevensey Island Guides by Francis Thompson

The essential guide for the discerning tourist and island devotee, the "Pevensey Island Guide: Lewis & Harris" describes everything the visitor needs to know about the islands' heritage, landscape, climate, flora and fauna. It contains fascinating information on all the key places of interest, from areas of outstanding beauty such as the mountains, freshwater lochs and moorland to historical landmarks such as the Callanish stone circle. It is illustrated with over 100 superb colour photographs showing every aspect of the island and its people.

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About Francis Thompson


Francis Thompson has written over 30 books since he began writing in 1968, and has contributed to the technical press and a number of Scottish newspapers and magazines. He has held relevant positions of importance such as Secretary of the Stornoway Historical Society and Chairman of the Lewis Museum Trust. Francis lives on Lewis.

Table of Contents


Introducing Lewis & Harris;
Map of the Islands;
  1. An Ancient Landscape;
  2. The Natural Habitat;
  3. Human Footprints;
  4. Historical Touchstones;
  5. The Crofting Landscape;
  6. Stornoway - Island Capital;
  7. A Harris Vignette;
  8. Out and About;
Useful Information and Places to Visit;
Place-Names and Their Meaning;
Further Reading; Index.

Additional information

GOR002365044
Lewis and Harris: Pevensey Island Guides by Francis Thompson
Francis Thompson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
David & Charles
2007-04-27
112
0715327216
9780715327210
N/A
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