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Geology rocks!

For its size, Scotland has the most varied geology and landforms in the world. You can see:

There are many places where you can see Scotland's amazing rocks, fossils and the legacy of our Ice Age past.

PAMS Survey Knockan Crag Visitor Centre. İFrazer Gillespie/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

Geology trails

Get out and about on local Geotrails and learn more about Scotland's past first hand.

Aerial view of Ben Nevis. İP&A Macdonald/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Geoparks

Scotland's Geoparks are a great place to investigate Scotland's rocks, and discover how our icy past has help shape the landscape we see today.


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Geological sites

Geological sites

Scotland also has many famous or 'classic' geological sites which you can visit.

Collecting fossils

Collecting fossils

If collecting fossils in Scotland find out how to do it responsibly.

Geodiversity

Geodiversity

Find out what geodiversity is, why it's important and what we can do to protect it.



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