The Geology of the Minches, Inner Sound and Sound of Raasay

Chesher, J.A., Smythe, D.K. and Bishop, P. (1983) The Geology of the Minches, Inner Sound and Sound of Raasay. Series: Report (Institute of Geological Sciences), 83/6. HMSO: London. ISBN 9780118842686

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A great thickness (approx 1 km) of Lower Lias sediments occurs in the southern part of the North Minch basin, E of Lewis, Scotland. The Minch fault forms the western margin of the Permian-Tertiary rocks and is parallel to the Outer Isle thrust. The outcrop E of the fault in the N North Minch is no older than Middle Jurassic and may even include Cretaceous sediments. -R.A.H.

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Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Smythe, Professor David
Authors: Chesher, J.A., Smythe, D.K., and Bishop, P.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Geographical and Earth Sciences
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