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Rum and the Small Isles: A Landscape Fashioned by Geology

Geology GuideOut of Print

By: Kathryn Goodenough and Tom Bradwell

39 pages, Col photos, illus

Scottish Natural Heritage

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #135009 | ISBN: 185397370X
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The rugged, wild, mountainous landscape of Rum owes its creation to a geological history that stretches back nearly 3000 million years. For such a small island the range of scenery is remarkable. Held together by the sea, Rum and its surrounding islands combine a richness of landform, colour and texture with ever-changing light and dramatic weahter. Find out how this mecca for geologists was formed over millions of years in this tale of deserts and oceans, volcanoes and glaciers.


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