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The Geology of Arran. ‘Arran’ from Gaelic, ‘island of peaks’. Pictures and figures: Dr John Street, University of Cambridge . Arial Photo. Geological Map. Arran and the History of Geology . Sir James Hutton, 1726-1797. Hutton’s ‘Unconformity’. Pictures: Scottishgeology.com. 1. 2. 3.

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The geology of arran

The Geology of Arran

‘Arran’ from Gaelic, ‘island of peaks’

Pictures and figures: Dr John Street, University of Cambridge


Arial photo

Arial Photo


Geological map

Geological Map


Arran and the history of geology

Arran and the History of Geology

Sir James Hutton, 1726-1797

Hutton’s ‘Unconformity’

Pictures: Scottishgeology.com


The geology of arran

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The geology of arran

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The geology of arran

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Changing climate

Changing Climate


Old red sandstone

Old Red Sandstone


Carboniferous limestone

Carboniferous limestone

Picture: Jim Stewart


Giant millipede tracks

Giant Millipede Tracks


New red sandstone

New Red Sandstone

Picture: Roger Suthren


Tertiary intrusions crustal extension opening of atlantic ocean

TertiaryIntrusions (Crustal extension – Opening of Atlantic Ocean)


Glaciers and landscape

Glaciers and Landscape


Geological map1

Geological Map


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