Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye, Scotland
This evening, I am focusing on Scotland’s fascinating and diverse geology.
Over the past 500 million years the land which now comprises Scotland has drifted from a position well south of the equator up across the equator to its current position about 56 degrees north, on roughly the same latitude as Labrador and Moscow. This long journey entailed exposure to submersion by oceans, desert conditions, tropical rain-forests, ice sheets and a physical join (collision) with England & Wales all of which has impacted on landscapes and geology. The approximate chronology is as follows:
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This evening, I am posting information on the restored, Norse Mill Kiln on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland.
Although labelled ‘Norse’ this type of mill was in use until the 1930s, possibly over a period of 2000 years. The Norwegians (Vikings) were in control for a relatively short period, from the 9th to 13th centuries.
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Stornoway, isle of Lewis, Scotland
This evening, I am focusing on the town of Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. The latter comprise a chain of islands which lie well out into the Atlantic off the N.W. coast of Scotland.
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