A provisional map of forest types for the British Isles 5000 years ago

Keith David Bennett*

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Abstract

The distributions of seven woodland types, plus unforested areas, are mapped for the British Isles at 5000 BP. The map was compiled using data of modern soil distribution, present‐day ecological preferences of the tree taxa present, and the pollen record.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-144
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Quaternary Science
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1989

Keywords

  • British Isles
  • Holocene
  • palaeovegetation map
  • pollen analysis
  • soil distribution

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