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Landscape fashioned by geology - Ben Nevis and Glen Coe
The area around Ben Nevis and Glencoe is one of the most popular in the Scottish Highlands. Easy road and rail access brings thousands of visitors to walk, climb, ski, cycle, sail, canoe, soak-up the turbulent history or just to marvel at the dramatic landscape. The shapely peaks of the Mamores, fas... [ read more... ]
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Landscape fashioned by geology - Northeast Scotland
The area described in this book extends northeast from the Cairngorms, and is bounded by the Moray Firth and the North Sea. It encompasses the heather-clad mountains that provide the backdrop to the beautiful landscape of Royal Deeside and a swath of more remote, rolling hills and glens to the nort... [ read more... ]
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Landscape fashioned by geology - Cairngorms
Their broad granite plateaux, steep-sided glens and deep corries make the Cairngorms one of the most renowned mountain landscapes in Britain. In the booklet we discover how the rocks and landforms have been fashioned through time. No longer available in print.
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Landscape fashioned by geology - Mull and Iona
The wide variety of landscapes on Mull, Iona and their surrounding isles are well known to visitors. Flat-topped hills and steep cliffs of lava in the north contrast with the high mountains of the south that have been carved out of the roots of a huge volcano. Low-lying rounded knolls of pink granit... [ read more... ]
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Landscape fashioned by geology - Glasgow and Ayrshire
This book tells the geological story of a landscape that was at the heart of Scotland's industrial revolution, a story that has been several hundred million years in the making. The patchwork of rocks forming the landscape of the Glasgow and Ayrshire area tells us about the disappearance of an ancie... [ read more... ]
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Landscape fashioned by geology - Parallel Roads of Glen Roy
People have long been fascinated by the Parallel Roads of Lochaber. Were these striking horizontal lines on the hillsides of Glen Roy, Glen Gloy and Glen Spean formed by giants of old. Are they natural or were they formed by human activity? Interest in the Parallel Roads continues to this day, both ... [ read more... ]
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Landscape fashioned by geology - Southwest Scotland
The southwest corner of Scotland rises from the coasts of the Solway Firth and Firth of Clyde into the broad rolling hills of the Southern Uplands. Five hundred million years of geological history are recorded in the rocks, which range from soft red sandstone to hard intractable granite. An ancien... [ read more... ]
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Landscape fashioned by geology - Scotland: The Creation of its Natural Landscape
For its size, Scotland has the most varied geology and natural landscapes of any country on the planet. The creation of its natural landscape is a fascinating story. This book tells it all. No longer available in print.
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Landscape fashioned by geology - Loch Lomond to Stirling
From the the flat agricultural land of the Carse, the volcanic hills of the Ochils, Gargunnocks and Campsies, to the rugged Highlands, the area between Loch Lomond and Stirling has some of the most diverse landscapes in Scotland. This booklet shows how the landscape reflects the underlying geology.
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Landscape fashioned by geology - Argyll and the Islands
Encompassing much of the ancient Scot's kingdom of Dalriada, the area described in this book is dominated by long peninsulas and islands, narrow lochs and some of the roughest, rocky terrain in Scotland. The hills are not as high as elsewhere in the Highlands but this is probably some of the roughe... [ read more... ]
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Landscape fashioned by geology - East Lothian and the Borders
South-east Scotland displays much of the country's scenic variety in one small region. The distinctive volcanic hills rising out of the glaciated East Lothian plain; the spectacular cliffs of the Berwickshire coast; the rounded Lammermuirs, made of rocks from the floor of a long disappeared ocean. ... [ read more... ]
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Landscape fashioned by geology - Rum and the Small Isles
For such a small island, the range of landscapes on the Island of Rum is truly remarkable - from the jagged peaks of Askival and Hallival, to the rounded hills of Orval and Ard Nev in the west, and the low "stepped" topography north of Kinloch Glen. The book shows how these features can be attribute... [ read more... ]
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Landscape fashioned by geology - Edinburgh and West Lothian
A revised edition of the successful Edinburgh book. The tranquil appearance of the city of Edinburgh nestling between the surrounding hills and the undulating countryside of West Lothian belies their dramatic volcanic past. The Lothian landscape took over 400 million years to reach its present shape... [ read more... ]
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Landscape fashioned by geology - Skye
From the rugged slopes of the Cuillin to the rolling grassy hills in the north, Skye has something for everyone. This booklet helps you discover the mysteries of this unique landscape.
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Landscape Fashioned by Geology - Moray and Caithness
The far north-east of Scotland encompasses a wide range of landscapes, from the rolling hills of Moray and the coastal flagstone cliffs of Caithness, to the blanket peat bogs of the Flow Country and the ancient rugged mountains of eastern Sutherland. These landscapes have all formed during a long an... [ read more... ]
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Landscape fashioned by geology - Arran and the Clyde Islands
This booklet explains how Arran and the Clyde Islands were fashioned by over 600 million years of geological time.
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Landscape fashioned by geology - Orkney and Shetland
These northerly outposts of Scotland, best known for their wildlife, hospitality and historic remains, also hold a fascination for the geologist. Reading the buckled and fractured rocks of Shetland tells of colliding continents and a history dating back almost 3,000 million years.
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Landscape fashioned by geology - The Outer Hebrides
The Outer Hebrides are exposed to the extreme elements. Every year we see small changes to familiar scenes as a result of the power of wind and wave. This booklet does a remarkable job in explaining the dramatic forces of nature that have shaped the Outer Hebrides over millions of years. Not availab... [ read more... ]
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Landscape fashioned by geology - Innse Gall
Tha na h-Eileanan an lar fosgailte gu na h-aimsirean air fad. Gach bliadhna, bidh sinn a'faicinn eadar-dhealaichean beaga air dealbhan-tire air sailleabh cumhachd na mara agus a'ghaoith. Tha a bhileag seo a'sealltainn mar a chaidh na h-Eileanan an lar a chruthachadh le nadar thairis air na millean... [ read more... ]
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Landscape fashioned by geology - North West Highlands
This easy-to-read, beautifully illustrated document runs through the geological history of one of Scotland's best-known and most stunning regions at a cracking pace. A must for anyone who's interested in our amazing history over geological time. Not available in print.
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