New Geological Excursion Guide – Stirling & Perth

stirling_and_perth_area_front_cover__60478_thumbThe long-awaited Geological excursion guide to the Stirling & Perth Area has now been published by Edinburgh Geological Society and National Museums Scotland, price £15.99.

The Stirling and Perth area comprises some wonderfully varied geology, from the Dalradian metamorphic rocks in the southern Highlands to a range of sedimentary and igneous rocks within the Midland Valley. The eighteen excursions in the book guide the reader to the best geology that the region has to offer, from complex metamorphic rocks around Dunkeld, through the terrestrial old red sandstone around Perth, to the younger and more varied Carboniferous sedimentary rocks south of Stirling. The igneous rocks of the Ochil and Campsie hills are also included, and there are building stone excursions in Perth and Stirling.  This is a must-have addition to your geological bookshelf.

The new book is available from …