Ice streams & multibeams – Scotland’s marine geodiversity

ice-streams-01Scotland’s landscape is remarkable and almost entirely due to our fascinating and continuing geological story. Our small patch of the Earth’s surface contains rocks which have formed over the last 3 billion years as our landmass has wandered across the southern hemisphere, northbound to its current location. Although our landscape is appreciated across the globe and it contributes billions of pounds of income to the Scottish economy, it is only recently that we have started to appreciate the importance of our marine geodiversity.

Read more about Scotland’s marine geodiversity and its links with the land in Alistair Rennie’s SNH blog post.