Excursion Guide to the Geomorphology of the Howgill Fells.

The Howgills form part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The fells are an important study area, especially in relation to modern process geomorphology but also in the context of environmental change. The purpose of this field guide is to give background for students of geomorphology and late Qua...

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Main Author: Harevy, Adrian.
Format: eBook
Published: Edinburgh : Dunedin Academic Press, 2017.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Contents
  • About the author
  • Acknowledgements
  • Part One: The Geomorphology of the Howgill Fells
  • 1 Introduction: regional overview
  • Location
  • Bedrock Geology
  • Glaciation
  • Drainage evolution
  • 2 Holocene landform evolution
  • Evidence for the sequence of landform evolution
  • Late-Pleistocene to early Holocene landform evolution
  • The later Holocene
  • The Holocene vegetation sequence [in collaboration with Professor Richard Chiverrell; University of Liverpool]
  • 3 The modern geomorphic system
  • Introduction
  • Gully processes
  • Stream channelsCoupling relationships
  • Effects of extreme events
  • Part Two: The Field Sites
  • 4 A reconnaissance road trip around the Howgill Fells
  • Introduction
  • Dillicar Common
  • Lune Gorge overlook
  • Luneâ#x80;#x99;s Bridge
  • Orton Scar
  • Sunbiggin Tarn
  • The Dent Fault
  • Cautley
  • 5 The Western Howgills â#x80;#x93; Carlingill
  • Introduction
  • The field sites â#x80;#x93; Carlingill
  • Grains Gill viewpoint
  • Grains Gill gully site
  • Carlingill Valley
  • Middle Carlingill
  • Carlingill Gorge and Black Force
  • Blakethwaite
  • 6 The Northern HowgillsA Langdale: Middle Langdale, Thrush Gill, Upper Langdale
  • B Bowderdale: Middle Bowderdale, Upper Bowderdale
  • C Weasdale: Lower Weasdale, Upper Weasdale
  • 7 The Southern Howgills
  • A Cautley: Holme Beck confluence, Cautley cirque, Above Cautley cirque
  • B The Sedbergh area: Settlebeck Gill; Ashbeck Gill
  • C Chapel Beck: Overview, Calf Beck confluence, Head of Chapel Beck
  • 8 Final Reflections
  • Appendix 1 Published map cover for the Howgill Fells
  • Appendix 2 Particle size: the phi scale