The oddly unenduring nature of place names

The oddly unenduring nature of place names Tumulus on Knocknarea.
The World of Books by the books editor The other day I was reading a book by the American palaeontologist George Gaylord Simpson about his expedition through part of Patagonia in 1930 in search of fossils. His finds helped recreate an idea of past life; but it was not his comments on geology that caught…
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