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Caption: Limestone from Heast, Skye, Sutherland.
Description: The chief development of Liassic (Jurassic) limestones in Invernessshire is the Broadford district of Strath. Calcareous beds are found right around the coast of Broadford Bay and extend eastwards to Oblusa which lies half way between Broadford and Kyleakin. British Geological Survey Petrology Collection sample number MC 7554. Southwards from Broadford this same outcrop extends for about three miles to Heast where this particular sample is from. It is a grey fine-grained limestone with a fossil bivalve clearly showing. O Other occurrences of Liassic limestones are at Sconser, on the south side of Loch Sligachan and Hallaig and Susnish Point on Raasay.
Date taken: 25/06/1905
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