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Glen Roy: A Landscape Fashioned by Geology

Geology GuideOut of Print

Series: A Landscape Fashioned by Geology Series

By: Dougals Peacock, John Gordon and Frank May

33 pages, Col photos, maps, illus

Scottish Natural Heritage

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #135008 | ISBN: 1853973602
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About this book

The Parallel Roads of Glen Roy are one of Scotland's natural wonders. The origin of these remarkable shorelines on the hillsides of Glen Roy, Glen Gloy and Glen Spean has been a source of great fascination to local people, visitors and scientists alike - even attracting the interest of Charles Darwin. This book tells the story of how the Parallel Roads formed and reveals a fascinating picture of how ice age glaciers and ice dammed lakes shaped the landscape of the West Highlands.


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