Geology of the Glen Affric district by J. D. Peacock

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .

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  • Geology -- Scotland -- Inverness-shire -- Glen Affric.

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StatementJ.D. Peacock, J.R. Mendum and D.J. Fettes ; contributor, D. Gould.
SeriesMemoir for 1:50 000 geological sheet 72E (Scotland), Memoir for 1:50,000 sheet (Scotland) -- 72E.
ContributionsMendum, J. R., Fettes, D. J., British Geological Survey.
LC ClassificationsQE264 .P465 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 81 p. :
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21930716M
ISBN 100118844792

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However, much of this work was either unpublished (except as maps) or only published many years later, e.g. Sheet 72E (Kintail) and Sheet 73W (Glen Affric) memoirs (May et al. ; Peacock et al. The Glen Affric and Loch Ness tour was a good combination of driving, boating, castles, and short hikes on trails with beautiful viewpoints of lochs, raging rivers, waterfalls, bridges, and trees.

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Ornithology had been the original ambition, but midges meant that progress needed to be fairly steady and so there was little time to stand and stare.The entrance to Glen Affric lies 1¼ miles further upstream at the imposing hydro power station of Fasnakyle.

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