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The Geology of the Lothians and south east Scotland

The Geology of the Lothians and south east Scotland

an excursion guide


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Published by Scottish Academic Press Ltd in Edinburgh .
Written in English

  • Scotland,
  • Edinburgh region
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Scotland -- Edinburgh region -- Guidebooks.,
    • Geology -- Scotland -- Lothians -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by G. Y. Craig, P. McL. D. Duff.
      ContributionsCraig, G. Y., Duff, P. McL. D., Edinburgh Geological Society.
      LC ClassificationsQE264 .E23 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 204 p., 8 leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4612784M
      ISBN 100707301068
      LC Control Number77376644

      For our latest gallery we undertake a journey down the opposite side of the country to discover Scotland’s stunning east coast beaches. Sinclair’s Bay / Reiss beach, Caithness The vast sweep of Sinclair’s Bay takes in a wide stretch of the Caithness coast between Wick to the south and Duncansby Head to the north. Edinburgh, Scotland's impressive capital city, enjoys a particularly scenic location, surrounded by volcanic hills on the southern edge of the Firth of Forth. On the east coast of Edinburgh is the popular seaside resort of Portobello, and to the south are the Pentland Hills. Geikie, Archibald, The geology of North Arran, South Bute, and the Cumbraes, with parts of Ayrshire and Kintyre (Sh Scotland.) The description of North Arran, South Bute, and the Cumbraes (Glasgow, Printed for H. M. Stationery Off., by J. Hedderwick & Sons, ), also by W. Gunn, Alfred Harker, and B. N. Peach (page images. weeks of Scotland: birthplace of geology THE eastern coast of Scotland, between Dunbar and St Abbs Head, is a windy, rugged and beautiful part of the country, so different from the sea lochs.

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Catalogue The geology of the Lothians and south east Scotland The geology of the Lothians and south east Scotland: an excursion guide Mitchell, G. (George Hoole) ; Duff, P. McL. D ; Craig, G. (Gordon Younger), ; Edinburgh Geological Society. Get this from a library.

The Geology of the Lothians and south east Scotland: an excursion guide. [G Y Craig; P McL D Duff; Edinburgh Geological Society.;].

Tyninghame: East Lothian Scotland [Sotheby's] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tyninghame: East Lothian Scotland. The geology of the Lothians and south east Scotland: G.Y.

Craig: Excursion guide to the geology of the Aberdeen area: N.H Trewin: Geology of Scotland: G.Y. Craig: The Lake District: Cumberland Geological Society: London: illustrated geological walks: book 2: E. Robinson: Excursion guide to the geology of east Sutherland and Caithness: N.H.

The rocks of West Lothian;: An account of the geological and mining history of West Lothian district Unknown Binding – January 1, by Henry Mowbray Cadell (Author)Author: Henry Mowbray Cadell.

In geological terms this runs across the eastern end of the Southern Uplands into the Midland Valley of Scotland. The Berwickshire and East Lothian coast as far as North Berwick is exposed to strong NE wave action from the North Sea, but wave energy diminishes along the southern shores of the Firth of Forth.

Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Full text of "The geology of East Lothian, including parts of The Geology of the Lothians and south east Scotland book counties of Edinburgh and Berwick (m 34, & 41)" See other formats.

East Lothian and the Borders. Underneath the calm façade of south east Scotland’s fertile plains and rolling hills lies a complex structure, which reflects an eventful geological history. David The Geology of the Lothians and south east Scotland book & Phil Stone ISBN 1 8 Download pdf file ( MB).

Buy The geology of East Lothian, including parts of the counties of Edinburgh and Berwick by Hyatt, Howell Henry (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Howell Henry Hyatt. Landscape fashioned by geology - East Lothian and the Borders. South-east Scotland displays much of the country’s scenic variety in one small region.

There are volcanic hills, spectacular coastal cliffs, rugged granite hills and gently rolling lowlands. Find out how this varied landscape was formed over million years.

The Oil Shales of the Lothians (2nd edition) (). Price 2s. Geology of the Neighbourhood of Edinburgh (). Price 7s. Geology of East Lothian (). Price 4s. Economic Geology of the Central Coalfield of Scotland. Area V. (Glasgow East, Chryston, Glenboig and Airdrie) Price 4s.

Area VIII. (East Kilbride and Quarter. Scotland in a global setting: plate tectonics and the geology of Scotland Sedimentary rocks in the Lothians Igneous rocks and volcanic activity in the Lothians Faulting and folding of rocks.

Introduction to geological maps and how to visualise the three dimensional structure from a map Basins and uplands. Lothian geology: an excursion guide []. Originally published as: Lothian geology an excursion guide.

Edited by A.D. McAdam and E.N.K. Clarkson. Lothian Geology is the latest manifestation of an old friend -Craig and Duffs,Geology of the The Geology of the Lothians and south east Scotland book and South East Scotland which itself superceded Mitchell, Walton and Grant’s,Edinburgh Geology.

The geographical scope The Geology of the Lothians and south east Scotland book somewhat different from its predecessors with excursions covered in the earlier guidesAuthor: D. Manning.

Siccar Point, Borders Coast. Siccar Point is world-famous as the most important unconformity described by James Hutton () in support of his world-changing ideas on the origin and age of the Earth.

Siccar Point is located about 35 miles east of Edinburgh near the village of Cockburnspath. This is a list of the named geological faults in the main article on faults for a fuller treatment of fault types and nomenclature but in brief, the main types are normal faults, reverse faults, thrusts, thrust faults or slides and strike-slip faults.

Many faults may have acted as both normal faults at one time and as reverse or thrust faults at another and may or may not have. The book is available for purchase at the BGS Online Shop Its full reference is: Cameron, I B, and Stephenson, D.

British regional geology: The Midland Valley of Scotland. You can also follow in the footsteps of James Hutton, the father of modern geology.

See what he saw, and learn about the processes that formed Edinburgh’s dramatic landscape. The booklet takes you on a journey from today’s familiar hills and valleys to the icy wastes of 2 million years ago. Post glacial vegetational and climatic changes in part of South East Scotland as indicated by the pollen analysis and stratigraphy of some of its peat and lacustrine deposits.

Edinburgh (unpublished) Newey, W.W. () Pollen analyses from South East Scotland. Proc. Bot. Soc. Edinburgh, 40, O. For geographers interested in this subject a useful starting point is the long-standing pocket reference book "The Geology of the Lothians and South East Scotland - An Excursion Guide" by G.

Craig and P. McL. Duff (Scottish Academic Press, ). Pages to. Far to the south another fault sliced open, equating today to line stretching from Girvan in Ayrshire to Dunbar in East Lothian; and known as the Southern Upland Fault.

The weight of the rock between the two forced the crust down, leaving the two mountain blocks. East Lothian is bounded to the west by the City of Edinburgh, to the north by the estuary of the River Forth, to the east by the North Sea and to the south by the Lammermuir Hills which rise to m ( feet) at Meikle Says Law on the boundary with the Scottish Borders Council area.

Two parallel geological fault lines 1¼ miles (2 km) apart traverse East Lothian from southwest to northeast. The Almond Valley Heritage Trust is a charity registered in Scotland No. SC, and a Scottish Company limited by guarantee, No.

with Registered Office at Almond Valley Heritage Centre, Millfield, Livingson, West Lothian, EH54 7AR. Accredited Museum No, holding a collection of National significance to Scotland. Historic Sites in Edinburgh and The Lothians Edinburgh – steeped in history with wonderful buildings in both the Old and the New Town, it can be hard to pull yourself away and visit further afield.

Yet within a few miles of Edinburgh there are many other sites of historic importance, these are only a few of the places in and around Edinburgh. The BGS UK Geology Scotland team provides high-quality geoscience solutions in 2D and 3D for Scotland's many environmental and social challenges.

Collaborating widely, our Edinburgh-based team ensures our science contributes to the needs of the private sector, local and central government, non-governmental organisations, academia and the wider community.

Viking Place Names of East Lothian. Of Whales and Dwarves. Chapter 1. Whittingham(e) XE "Whittingham(e)" is a hamlet situated in East Lothian, a few miles from Haddington, the county town, and facing the great bulk of the misnamed Traprain Law.

This is our starting point for a stroll in the surrounding countryside to have at look at the place. West Lothian is situated between Edinburgh and the Borders to the east, and Falkirk, North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire to the west, with the Firth of Forth to the north.

The region rises from the lowlands in the north and northeast to the Pentland Hills in the southeast and moorland in the south and west.

Its sq. km ( sq. miles) are mainly used for agriculture (two-thirds) or. The BGS has been working in the Highlands of Scotland for over a hundred years. Currently we are building digital geological maps and models of two key areas, the North West Highlands and the Great Glen.

Our expertise in Highland geology, together with our extensive data holdings, means that we are able to provide geological information and advice to underpin a range of major infrastructure. The records include output books, wages books, account books and sales books.

Details of coal operations throughout Scotland are given in the coal holdings register (CB16) and related release files (CB17) and plans (RHP 10 ) gathered under the terms of the Coal (Registration of Ownership) Act, Also useful are Robert Bald's reports on.

In he took a sabbatical to research the coalfields of New South Wales in Australia for the University of Sydney. He left the University of Edin burgh in to take a post as Professor of Applied Geology at the University of Strathclyde. England is sinking into the sea while Scotland is rising at such a rate it may counteract the effects of sea level rise due to climate change, according to a new geological map.

McAdam, A D, and Clarkson, E N K, Lothian Geology / an excursion guide. Edinburgh Geological Society. Meikle, T K, Native silver from Hilderston Mine, West Lothian., Scotland, Jl Russell Society 5 (2) Peach, B N et al The Geology of the Neighbourhood of Edinburgh.

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Full text of "The oil-shales of the Lothians. The geology of the oil-shale fields" See other formats. Author of Geology of Glenelg, Lochalsh and South-East Part of Skye, Geology of Central Sutherland (East-Central Sutherland and South-Western Caithness), Economic Geology of the Ayrshire Coalfields Area 3, Geology of the Country Near Oban and Dalmally, Economic Geology of the Fife Coalfields Area 1, Oil-Shales of the Lothians, Economic Geology of the Fife Coalfields Area 2, Geology.

Very close to the actual summit of Skid Hill stands a trig point. It can be easily accessed on foot from a road flanking the hill by a good track running along the South side of Listing: TuMP. Haddington lies on the Great North Road, twenty miles to the east of Edinburgh.

Though long bypassed by the A1, its position has through history meant it has served as a gateway to Edinburgh and to central Scotland. This has placed it in the path of more than one of the many marauding armies to have trodden this route over the past thousand years.

11 Geology jobs in Scotland on totaljobs. Get instant job matches for companies hiring now for Geology jobs in Scotland like Geotech, Science, Electrical Engineering and more. We’ll get you noticed. No-one who has ever driven along the A1 trunk road towards Edinburgh through East Lothian can have failed to notice Traprain Law, a whaleback lump of volcanic rock that rises to m or ft and dominates the views in every direction.

You reach it on minor roads that head east from Haddington or south from East Linton. Access is from a parking area on the north side of the Law.

Lothian NHS Board Waverleygate Waterloo Place Edinburgh EH1 3EG Main Switchboard: South East England South West England Wales Ireland. Highlands The Scottish Highlands have spectacular mountains made of old igneous and metamorphic rocks.

The oldest rocks are gneiss in the Outer Hebrides and the extreme north west of Scotland. The youngest rocks are 50 million year old basalt lavas on the islands of Skye and Mull.

The Bass Rock, or simply the Bass (/ pdf b æ s /), is an island in the outer part of the Firth pdf Forth in the east of imately 2 kilometres (1 mi) offshore, and 5 kilometres (3 mi) north-east of North Berwick, it is a steep-sided volcanic rock, metres ( ft) at its highest point, and is home to a large colony of rock is uninhabited, but historically has been Country: Scotland.A Sketch of the Geology of Fife and the Lothians, Including Detailed Descriptions of Arthur's Seat and Pentland Hills Charles Maclaren A.

and C. Black, - Geology - pages.East Lothian is a much-loved lowland landscape ebook from its Carboniferous geology. The flows, tubes and magma chambers of ancient volcanoes form its hills and ridges.

Softer sandstone and limestone give lower, fertile ground.