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Bedrock Geology of Scotland
Simplified Geological Map of Scotland

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ProterraWould be good if the legend was readable...

Proterra

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Yellow; Proterozoic Moine schists and psammites
Light green; Proterozoic Dalradian schists and psammites
Purple-blueish (South); Silurian and Ordovician sand- and mudstones
Light Blue; Carboniferous sand-, mud-, and Limestones as well as coal
Orange; Devonian Sandstones
Magenta; Carboniferous Lavas
Red; pre-Carboniferous granites, as well as pre-Devonian Gabbros (Cairngorms)
Pink; Archaean Lewisian gneisses (VERY OLD rocks!!!)
Army-green; Proterozoic Torridonian sandstones
Brownish (Skye and Mull) Tertiary lavas

Posted Oct 31, 2008 10:10 am

NanulsRe: Would be good if the legend was readable...

Nanuls

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You're quite right, thanks for the info.
Posted Oct 31, 2008 10:13 am

ProterraAlso;

Proterra

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The tops of the Nevis Range (>700-900 metres) consist of Andesite, which is not on this map
Posted Oct 31, 2008 10:12 am

NanulsRe: Also;

Nanuls

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Well... it does say simplified, I expect if you really looked into it there would be a lot more missing too. Cheers for the heads up!
Posted Oct 31, 2008 10:43 am

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on Apr 26, 2008 11:54 am

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