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Excursion Guide to the Geology of East Sutherland and Caithness (Paperback)
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Excursion Guide to the Geology of East Sutherland and Caithness (Paperback)

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Paperback 183 Pages / Published: 24/09/2009
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This book provides an overview of the geology of Scotland's East Sutherland and Caithness regions, and includes guides to geological excursions. This area contains many excellent localities that are popular for instructional field courses and recreational visits to view the geology and to collect fossils. The area is also popular with the oil industry as an onshore analogue for several offshore oilfield reservoirs. Excursions to the Devonian Old Red Sandstone of Caithness cover the major features of the Caithness Flagstones from the marginal unconformities, through fluvial, Aeolian, and playa deposits, to the deep lake laminites with world famous fossil fish faunas. In the Golspie-Brora-Helmsdale area, the Jurassic succession adjacent to the Helmsdale Fault is demonstrated, particularly the famous Helmsdale Boulder beds deposited beside an active submarine fault scarp. A further attraction is the opportunity to pan for gold at Kildonan. This guide, which updates the 1993 edition, is co

Publisher: Dunedin Academic Press
ISBN: 9781906716011
Number of pages: 183
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 13 mm
Edition: 2nd


MEDIA REVIEWS

'This is a lovely book, easy to read, but a mine of
information, and beautifully produced. So much of the
geology is quite different from that in other parts of Europe. If you have never visited this remarkable area, may I advise you that the long journey is well worth while for geology and scenery too. And take this book with you!' The Geological Magazine

'this book is one of the best geological reads I have encounteredAca'A|This is a book that brings the region alive, the authors are to be complimented on their style of writing and the content. I thoroughly recommend this book to all geologists, those starting on the path or those coming
to the end.' Teaching Earth Sciences

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