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NM3998 : Geological Boundary by Ashley Dace Geological Boundary by Ashley Dace
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The site of the inner ring fault. Dyke feature also prominent.
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NM3998 : Isle of Rum - Geology by Ashley Dace Isle of Rum - Geology by Ashley Dace
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A small dyke can be seen cutting the gritty sandstone. Behind a larger basaltic... (more)
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NS3678 : Course of a geological dyke by Lairich Rig Course of a geological dyke by Lairich Rig
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The feature is as shown and described in NS3678 : Course of a geological dyke, but the present photograph... (more)
NS3678 : Course of a geological dyke by Lairich Rig Course of a geological dyke by Lairich Rig
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To the right of a line receding directly from the photographer's location,... (more)
NM3997 : Magma Mixing by Anne Burgess Magma Mixing by Anne Burgess
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The different types of rock in this outcrop are the result of magma mixing.... (more)
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NM3997 : Northern Marginal Zone by Ashley Dace Northern Marginal Zone by Ashley Dace
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A view across the NMZ. On the opposite side of the valley is an outcrop of... (more)
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NM3997 : Corrie Dubh Breccia by Ashley Dace Corrie Dubh Breccia by Ashley Dace
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The caldera breccia formed from the collapse of the sides. Composition differs... (more)
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NM3997 : Porphyritic rhyolite plug by Ashley Dace Porphyritic rhyolite plug by Ashley Dace
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This is an intrusive plug with included mafic magma showing mixing. The mafic... (more)
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NM3997 : Porphyritic rhyolite by Ashley Dace Porphyritic rhyolite by Ashley Dace
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Phenocrysts of plagioclase in the extrusive rhyolite. This filled the caldera.
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NM3997 : Cross Laminae by Ashley Dace Cross Laminae by Ashley Dace
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Current cross laminations in the coarse gritty sandstone of the Torridonian group.
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NM3999 : Dolerite Plug by Ashley Dace Dolerite Plug by Ashley Dace
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A dolerite plug is evident by the crags but there is also more covered over. One... (more)
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NM3998 : Inner Ring Fault by Ashley Dace Inner Ring Fault by Ashley Dace
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The lithology change lines up with the cliff in the distance suggesting we are... (more)
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NM3998 : Spotted Rock by Ashley Dace Spotted Rock by Ashley Dace
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Slight thermal metamorphism has possibly caused the spotting in this siltstone.... (more)
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NM3999 : Silt and Sand by Ashley Dace Silt and Sand by Ashley Dace
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Not an amazing photo but it shows a small band of silt stone in between coarse... (more)
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NM3999 : Ancient Ripple Marks by Ashley Dace Ancient Ripple Marks by Ashley Dace
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NM3999 : Ancient Ripple Marks by Ashley Dace Ancient Ripple Marks by Ashley Dace
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Ripples in the Torridonian strata.
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NM3897 : Splitting Dyke by Ashley Dace Splitting Dyke by Ashley Dace
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The dyke can be seen splitting off into a little offshoot. [NM3897 : Dyke Feature]
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NM3897 : Dyke Feature by Ashley Dace Dyke Feature by Ashley Dace
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A dyke runs along through Rhyolite (I think, can't quite remember)
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NM3897 : Eastern Layered Intrusion by Ashley Dace Eastern Layered Intrusion by Ashley Dace
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A view of the ELI
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NM3897 : Meall Breac by Ashley Dace Meall Breac by Ashley Dace
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A ridge composed of extrusive breccha overlain by porphyritic rhyolite with... (more)
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NM3998 : Basalt Dyke by Ashley Dace Basalt Dyke by Ashley Dace
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The dyke has been exposed. It runs down to Kinloch in a NS fashion. There is an... (more)
NM3998 : Small Dyke by Ashley Dace Small Dyke by Ashley Dace
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A small dyke cutting through the gritty sandstone (of the Torridonian group). It... (more)
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NS3678 : Pit on geological dyke by Lairich Rig Pit on geological dyke by Lairich Rig
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The pit appears to have been the site of some small-scale quarrying. The dyke is... (more)
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NJ1763 : Old Red Sandstone and New Red Sandstone by Anne Burgess Old Red Sandstone and New Red Sandstone by Anne Burgess
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The rubbly layers at the top of this face are New Red Sandstone, and the more... (more)
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NJ1570 : Plaque on Daisy Rock by Anne Burgess Plaque on Daisy Rock by Anne Burgess
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This plaque is more interesting for what it doesn't say than for what it... (more)
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NT2772 : Hutton's Rock by Anne Burgess Hutton's Rock by Anne Burgess
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Hutton's Rock is the stack of rock standing to right of centre. It is not... (more)
NJ1863 : Cuttieshillock Quarry by Anne Burgess Cuttieshillock Quarry by Anne Burgess
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This quarry is where some of the Elgin reptile fossils were found. The vegetated... (more)
NM3997 : Brecciated Sandstone by Anne Burgess Brecciated Sandstone by Anne Burgess
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The foreground rocks here are a breccia containing angular fragments of... (more)
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NM3998 : Allt Slugan a' Choilich by Ashley Dace Allt Slugan a' Choilich by Ashley Dace
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A view up at the climb to Corrie Dubh, the rocks here at Siltstones from the... (more)
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NM3997 : Cnapan Breaca by Ashley Dace Cnapan Breaca by Ashley Dace
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The rocks in the foreground change from gabbro to gabbro breccian to porphyritic rhyolite.
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NM3997 : Northern Marginal Zone by Ashley Dace Northern Marginal Zone by Ashley Dace
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Standing on Cnapan Breaca; the hills in the distance are Torridonian in age.
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NM3998 : Dyke Feature by Ashley Dace Dyke Feature by Ashley Dace
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A basaltic dyke has run NS, probably after the main caldera cycles had finished.
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NJ1670 : Fossil Trackway by Anne Burgess Fossil Trackway by Anne Burgess
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These are the casts of footprints made by a reptile walking across the face of a... (more)
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NJ1670 : Mystery Track by Anne Burgess Mystery Track by Anne Burgess
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These don't look like fossil footprints, but we couldn't think what... (more)
NJ1670 : In Clashach Quarry by Anne Burgess In Clashach Quarry by Anne Burgess
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The party is examining fossil trackways on the surfaces of blocks quarried in... (more)
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NJ1670 : Clashach Quarry by Anne Burgess Clashach Quarry by Anne Burgess
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The quarry produced building stone, most recently and notably used for the... (more)
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NJ1669 : A Sorry Sight by Anne Burgess A Sorry Sight by Anne Burgess
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The stone slab that is barely visible amongs the whins is one of several Permian... (more)
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NJ1469 : New Red Sandstone by Anne Burgess New Red Sandstone by Anne Burgess
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The Hopeman Sandstone, which is of Triassic age and part of the New Red... (more)
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NJ1469 : Soft Sediment Deformation by Anne Burgess Soft Sediment Deformation by Anne Burgess
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These rocks have been deformed while they were still soft and unlithified. The... (more)
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NJ1469 : Soft Sediment Deformation by Anne Burgess Soft Sediment Deformation by Anne Burgess
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These rocks have been deformed while they were still soft and unlithified. The... (more)
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NJ1369 : West of Hopeman by Anne Burgess West of Hopeman by Anne Burgess
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If you look carefully at the rocks on either side of this inlet, you can see... (more)
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NJ1369 : Deformed Sandstones by Anne Burgess Deformed Sandstones by Anne Burgess
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All along this stretch of coast there are sandstones deformed while they were... (more)
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NJ1369 : Hopeman Sandstone by Anne Burgess Hopeman Sandstone by Anne Burgess
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These dipping sandstone beds underlie the NJ1369 : 'Cannonball' Rocks. They are of Triassic age.
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NJ1369 : 'Cannonball' Rocks by Anne Burgess 'Cannonball' Rocks by Anne Burgess
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These Triassic Hopeman Sandstones look as if they are made up of a pile of... (more)
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NJ1763 : Desert Dunes by Anne Burgess Desert Dunes by Anne Burgess
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The sandstones in this rock face formed when what is now Scotland lay much... (more)
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NJ1570 : Cross-bedded Sandstone by Anne Burgess Cross-bedded Sandstone by Anne Burgess
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The face of this outcrop is covered by barnacles, but the layers of sand which... (more)
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NJ1570 : Fossil Mud Curls by Anne Burgess Fossil Mud Curls by Anne Burgess
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The marks on the surface of this slab of Hopeman Sandstone look like chisel... (more)
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NJ1863 : Cuttieshillock Quarry by Anne Burgess Cuttieshillock Quarry by Anne Burgess
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Like the rest of the numerous quarries on Quarrelhill, Cutties Hillock is no... (more)
NJ1863 : Cutties Hillock Quarry by Anne Burgess Cutties Hillock Quarry by Anne Burgess
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Like the rest of the numerous quarries on Quarrelhill, Cutties Hillock is no... (more)
NJ1763 : Permian Sandstone in Rosebrae Quarry by Anne Burgess Permian Sandstone in Rosebrae Quarry by Anne Burgess
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The quarry face here, like that in NJ1763 : Rosebrae Quarry, is of desert sandstone, but... (more)
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