Classic "fishmouth" boudin, filled with pegmatite.
Amphibolite layer strung out a bit in the Lewisian.
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.
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