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Trees as Historic Landscapes: from Wallace's Oak to Reforesting Scotland*

T. C. Smout

in Exploring Environmental History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635139
eISBN:
9780748651375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635139.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter sketches, in a Scottish context, the relationship between trees and our sense of landscape, especially of historic or cultural landscape. Trees have always been many things to many ... More


Nessie: The Loch Ness Monster

Daniel Loxton and Donald R. Prothero

in Abominable Science!: Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptids

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153201
eISBN:
9780231526814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153201.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter studies the mystery of the Loch Ness monster. Loch Ness, the UK's largest body of freshwater, is a long, deep lake that lies in a geological fault line called the Great Glen. The first ... More


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