Karst, Turloughs and Eskers: The Geological Heritage of County Roscommon
In Karst, Turloughs and Eskers: The Geological Heritage of County Roscommon, Matthew Parkes and Robert Meehan outline what geology is. They explain the main types of geological feature found in the county – karst, turloughs and eskers. They highlight the best examples of each type of feature, such as Mushroom Rocks in Moyvannan, Castleplunkett Turlough and Castlesampson Esker to name but a few. They give a summary of the geology and a geological timescale for the county. The book concludes with a handy section on finding out more about geology in County Roscommon.