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North West Highlands UNESCO Global Geopark Highland Controversy Geotour

5 June 2021 - 10 June 2021

The new Highlands Controversy tour has been designed to take you through the story of how the early victorian geologists unravelled the complex geology of the North West Highlands during the latter years of the 19th century.

You will learn how the amateur geologists, supported by evidence they uncovered in the field, challenged the established Geological Survey on the accepted theories of the time. The resulting debate led to a complete re-evaluation of the landscape and introduced the new theory of Thrust Faulting.

Details

Start:
5 June 2021
End:
10 June 2021
Website:
https://www.nwhgeopark.com/highlands-controversy-geotour/

Organiser

North West Highlands UNESCO Global Geopark
Email:
pete@nwhgeopark.com
View Organiser Website

Details

Start:
5 June 2021
End:
10 June 2021
Website:
https://www.nwhgeopark.com/highlands-controversy-geotour/

Organiser

North West Highlands UNESCO Global Geopark
Email:
pete@nwhgeopark.com
View Organiser Website
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