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Geology of Yell and Some Neighbouring Islands in Shetland: Memoir for 1:50,000 geological sheet 130 Yell (Scotland)

Series: British Geological Survey Memoirs Volume: 130

By: Derek Flinn

110 pages, Col photos, illus, figs, tabs

British Geological Survey

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #35141 | ISBN: 0118845020
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Yell is a sparsely populated island in the north of Shetland, and is separated from neighbouring Unst and Mainland by two faults. Its geology has been little studied until now.


Structural and stratigraphical succession; Lewisian inliers; metasedimentary rocks; early igneous rocks; gneisses and gneissification; structures; Hascosay slide; late intrusive rocks; radiometric ages; geophysics; Pleistocene and recent; stream sediment geochemistry; economic geology.

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