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Metasediments, Geology

Basalt dyke eroded by sea, Geology, a photo from Tiree
Tiree, Scotland - Basalt dyke eroded by sea, Geology

Fractures displacing banding, Geology
  

 

A 'soft' basalt dyke instrusion has been eroded away by the sea while the surrounding harder Lewisian rocks remain.

Tiree, Gaelic Tiriodh, is located off the Scottish west coast and is distinctively different amongst the islands of Scotland. Quiet beaches, wild birds by the thousand, traditional Hebridean architecture and peaceful environment keeps tourists coming back to Tiree. To explore further click to the Panoramic Photographs pages.

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