The Importance of Geosites and Heritage Stones in Cities—a Review

  title={The Importance of Geosites and Heritage Stones in Cities—a Review},
  author={P. De Wever and F. Baudin and Dolores Pereira and Annie Corn{\'e}e and Gr{\'e}goire Egoroff and K. Page},
  • P. De Wever, F. Baudin, +3 authors K. Page
  • Published 2016
  • History
  • Geoheritage
  • Geology, as a scientific discipline, is often viewed as most applicable in high mountains or in deserts or coastal areas—or more generally in ‘natural areas’ where rock exposures are most conspicuous—and, therefore, not to be experienced by most visitors and tourists. In contrast, most geoscientists are convinced that geology can be practised on an everyday basis, as it is part of our daily life as a facet of the natural environment that humans have used for 100 s of thousands of years. Even in… CONTINUE READING
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