Lewisian gneiss exposed near Durness, Scotland. Oldest rock in the North West Highlands.
Sea stack of petrified sand dunes
Handheld shoot from the deck of the Stromness-Scrabster Ferry (Northlink). Devonian Old Red Sandstone carved into a mighty sea stack.
Flatlying strata from a Permian lake, exposed in coastal western "Mainland" Orkney
A sea stack made of petrified dune sand.
A crazy wave-blasted ampitheater / storm beach complex in western Shetland, U.K.
Volcanic rock at crazy storm beach near Eshaness. Devonian aged ignimbrite.
"Grind" means gate - here, during the biggest, storms, waves ramp up and crash through the gate, ripping out huge boulders of ignimbrite and piling them up inland as a crazy storm beach.
Mafic to intermediate composition agglomerate from a Devonian-aged volcano at Eshaness, Shetland.
Sea stacks along the coast of Shetland north of Eshaness - the rock is Devonian volcanics (lava + agglomerate).
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