The Highland Geology Trail


by John L. Roberts

‘A resource of great value which is eminently usable by anyone with an interest in the outdoors…the best bargain you are likely to get as a geology book in the foreseeable future’ – Jim Johnstone, Press and Journal

Paperback: 112 pages

Publisher: Luath Press, 1998 (new edit. 2017)

Language: English

1 in stock

SKU: 9780946487363 Categories: ,

Where can you find the oldest rocks in Europe?
Where can you see ancient hills around 800 million years old?
How do you tell whether a valley was carved out by a glacier, not a river?
What are the Fucoid Beds?
Where do you find rocks folded like putty?
How did great masses of rock pile up like snow in front of a snow-plough?
When did volcanoes spew lava and ash to form Skye, Mull and Rum?
Where can you find fossils on Skye? 

This guide to the geology of the diverse landforms of the north and west Highlands of Scotland offers the answers to questions as diverse as where fossils can be found on Skye to where the oldest rocks in Europe are located.

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Dimensions 13.5 × 1 × 21 cm

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