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TITLE
The Skye Coast, Loch Mealt, Staffin, Skye
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_2654
PLACENAME
Staffin
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Kilmuir
PERIOD
1940s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
34558
KEYWORDS
volcanic activity
coastline
The Skye Coast, Loch Mealt, Staffin, Skye

The dramatic coastline of north eastern Skye was formed millions of years ago by volcanic activity followed by centuries of erosion. The sea continues to eat into the cliffs, occasionally exposing fossils and littering the shore with rocks

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The Skye Coast, Loch Mealt, Staffin, Skye

INVERNESS: Kilmuir

1940s

volcanic activity; coastline

Highland Libraries

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The dramatic coastline of north eastern Skye was formed millions of years ago by volcanic activity followed by centuries of erosion. The sea continues to eat into the cliffs, occasionally exposing fossils and littering the shore with rocks