4 May 1968 An adjunct of the New World settled in almost modem times, man’s relationship with the land is still in its infancy

In Europe landscapes are usually the joint works of Nature and mankind. Even the massive Alps are Nature’s frame for man’s fir-forested slopes, chalet-hung green valleys, and white painted churches. A typical example of this partnership is in Gloucestershire, where the wooded scarp slopes of the Cotswolds divide the upland landscape of sheep, arable, and stone country, breezy golden-walled acres crowned by trees, from the fertile vales of Evesham and Berkeley.

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