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Applications Of 3D Measurement From Images
- Hbk. + CD - Whittles
This text reveals, through a series of case studies, how modern digital photogrammetry is capable of providing dense and accurate spatial data to solve a wide range of contemporary measurement problems, and at a diverse range of scales.
Hugh Miller: Stonemason, Geologist, Writer
- Paperback - NMS
Hugh Miller was born in 1802 in Cromarty, Ross-shire. He started his working life as a stonemason's apprentice, he later became a social commentator and crusader. With the benefit of research for the 2002 conferences, this biography looks at the self-educated man, a figure of renown in the 19th century.
The Nation Survey'd: Essays On Late Sixteenth-Century Scotland As Depicted By Timothy Pont
- Paperback - John Donald
Around 1583 Timothy Pont undertook the task of mapping Scotland. Many of his documents were destroyed in a fire, but at least 77 have survived. This collection provides an insight into the landscape and architecture of 16th-century Scotland.
No More Beyond: The Life Of Hubert Wilkins
- Hardback - Birlinn
Hubert Wilkins is one of the unsung heroes of history. A war hero, photographer, reporter, prolific writer, spy, scientist, naturalist, ornithologist & aviator, South Australian-born Wilkins was the most remarkable explorer of the 20th century. This biography details his exploits.
The Making Of The Scottish Countryside
- Hardback - John Donald
Making use of the extensive plans holdings of the National Archives of Scotland to illustrate the great change on the face of the country, this selection from the 100,000 plans shows the value of these sources for many aspects of Scotland's past and to display snapshots of the landscape through three centuries of change.
David Livingstone: Mission And Empire
- Paperback - Hambledon and London
David Livingstone was one of the supreme representatives of the British Empire whose reputation has swung between extremes of adulation and dismissal. This book is an account of Livingstone's life and his achievements.
Edinburgh Rock: The Geology Of Lothian
- Hardback - Dunedin Academic
This geological investigation into the bedrocks surrounding Edinburgh give startling perspectives on the different environments of the Palaeozoic times. It explores how the sandstone emerged, the coal was formed and how more visible rocks such as Castle Rock, the Braid, Blackford and the Pentland Hills were created.
Geography, Science And National Identity: Scotland Since 1520
- Paperback - Cambridge University Press
Withers brings together work on the history of geography and the history of science with extensive archival analysis to explore how geographical knowledge has been used to shape an understanding of the nation.
Journal Of A Lady Of Quality
- Paperback - University of Nebraska Press
This volume chronicles the travels of Janet Schaw, who journeyed with her brother from Edinburgh to the continent of the 'New World' in 1774. It is her account of the voyage, described in letters to a friend in Scotland, and they reveal the atmosphere of America on the verge of revolution.
Understanding Water: Developments From The Work Of Theodor Schwenk
- Paperback - Floris
Offering an insight into the world of water, this text uses a unique technique developed by Theodor Schwenk in order to clearly analyse its quality and characteristics.