North West Highlands highlighted

Krabbendam, Maarten; Mitchell, Ian. 2005 North West Highlands highlighted. Earth Heritage, 25. 18-19.

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The North West Highlands Geopark was officially launched on 12 September 2005 by Professor Aubrey Manning at the Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve Visitor Centre. Professor Manning, the presenter of the BBC's Talking Landscapes and Earth Story programmes, and emeritus professor of natural history at Edinburgh University said: “This is a most spectacularly beautiful part of the British Isles. Some of the oldest rocks in the Earth are here. On top you have Torridonian sandstones which produce these extraordinary mountains, making the landscape unique.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Geology and Landscape Northern
ISSN: X78089644X
Date made live: 06 Jul 2012 13:20 +0 (UTC)

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