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We wish to display a picture gallery of members field trip photographs here: please forward your images to Highlandgeologicalsociety@gmail.com for possible inclusion!

2017 NW Highlands Geopark
2017 NW Highlands Geopark
Resting after the climb up a section of a Moine thrust duplex, Conival in the background.
Dave Longstaff
2017 NW Highlands Geopark
2017 NW Highlands Geopark
Ice-polished pipe rock, grooved by ice-sheet moving left to right (uphill).
Andy Leggatt
2017 Skye
2017 Skye
Detail of the Laterite red bole,Loch Langaig.
Stephen Young
2017 Skye
2017 Skye
Group in good heart at Culnaknock; leader Jim Ritchie RHS, sill above shales of the Lealt Shale Formation behind.
Stephen Young
2017 Skye
2017 Skye
Great estuarine sandstones, Valtos.
Dave Longstaff
2017 Rhue Peninsular
2017 Rhue Peninsular
Jim Blair and HGS group.
Rhona Fraser
May 2017: Islay Week
May 2017: Islay Week
Self-led Excursion
Dave Longstaff
May 2017: Islay Week
May 2017: Islay Week
Self-led Excursion
Dave Longstaff
May 2017: Islay Week
May 2017: Islay Week
Self-led Excursion
Dave Longstaff
May 2017: Islay 2017
May 2017: Islay 2017
Self-led Excursion
Dave Longstaff
3-4th September 2016:
3-4th September 2016:
Tayvallichs Weekend.
Dr R Anderton, our leader on a volcaniclastic exposure.
Peter Christie
3-4th September 2016:
3-4th September 2016:
Tayvallichs Weekend
An exercise in folding. Note the barrel-like fold on which Dr Anderton is standing.
Andy Leggatt
3-4th September 2016:
3-4th September 2016:
Tayvallichs Weekend.

Peter Christie
3-4th September 2016:
3-4th September 2016:
Tayvallich Weekend.
Volcanic clasts in Dalradian meta-sediment.
Peter Christie
7th August 2016:
7th August 2016:
Duntelchaig Area
Mega-garnets in Moine Schist.
Peter Christie
7th August 2016:
7th August 2016:
Duntelchaig unconformity between Moine metasediments and Devonian breccia-conglomerate.
Peter Christie
26th June 2016: Portsoy Weekend
26th June 2016: Portsoy Weekend
M.O.R.S. brecciated sea stack, Sandend LSF
Dave Longstaff
26th June 2016: Portsoy Weekend
26th June 2016: Portsoy Weekend
Cave weathered out of breccia, sea stack
Dave Longstaff
26th June 2016: Portsoy Weekend
26th June 2016: Portsoy Weekend
Boyne LSF, Old Hythe Bay
Dave Longstaff
9th March 2016: Skye Weekend
9th March 2016: Skye Weekend
Group photo of attendees, Elgol.
Dave Longstaff
9th March 2016: Skye Weekend
9th March 2016: Skye Weekend
Sunshine on the Jurassic marine sediments at Elgol, with gabbros of the Black Cullins beyond.
Dave Longstaff
9th March 2016: Skye Weekend
9th March 2016: Skye Weekend
Honeycomb weathering of the Elgol Sandstone Formation.
Andy Leggatt
10th March 2016: Skye Weekend
10th March 2016: Skye Weekend
Sauropod trackway, Duntulm. Footprints are positive casts resulting from the infilling of the original impressions with more durable, less easily eroded sediment.
Andy Leggatt
2015 Loch Monar and Loch Hourn
2015 Loch Monar and Loch Hourn
Bun Loyne. The sunny day of our September weekend.
Peter Christie
2015 Loch Monar and Loch Hourn
2015 Loch Monar and Loch Hourn
Bun Loyne. Garnets up to 50mm in schist.
Peter Christie
2015 Loch Monar and Loch Hourn
2015 Loch Monar and Loch Hourn
Loch Quoich on the road to Kinloch Hourn. Refolded folds.
Andrew C.Leggatt
6th July 2014: Strath Fionan Weekend
6th July 2014: Strath Fionan Weekend
After the rain, lunch on the flat slabs...: Fiona McGibbon
5th July 2014: Strath Fionan Weekend
5th July 2014: Strath Fionan Weekend
Sunny Saturday with the view to the west from the Beoil Schist/Quartzite: Andrew C. Leggatt
5th July 2014: Strath Fionan Weekend
5th July 2014: Strath Fionan Weekend
Sheath fold picked out by weathering of the schist: Julian Overnell
6th July 2014: Strath Fionan Weekend
6th July 2014: Strath Fionan Weekend
The Strath Fionan meta-limestone quarry, fondly remembered by many Kindrogan OU students over the years: Andrew C. Leggatt
6th July 2014: Strath Fionan Weekend
6th July 2014: Strath Fionan Weekend
Looking up Strath Fionan over the loch from the limestone karst: Andrew C. Leggatt
26th April 2014: Skye Weekend
26th April 2014: Skye Weekend
The search for way-up structures, South Skye: Alan Thompson
27th April 2014: Skye Weekend
27th April 2014: Skye Weekend
Palaeogene dykes, Point of Sleat, South Skye: Andrew C. Leggatt
22nd April 2013: Kyle Weekend
22nd April 2013: Kyle Weekend
The last day above Attadale.
Edward Lynch
21st April 2013:        Kyle Weekend
21st April 2013: Kyle Weekend
Avernish shear zone.
Rhona Fraser
25th August 2012: Rosemarkie Shore
25th August 2012: Rosemarkie Shore
Our leader, John Mendum (BGS Edinburgh) discussing the lithological variations which help differentiate the Moine from the Lewsianoid gneisses at outcrop.
Photograph Andrew C. Leggatt
Durness 2012
Durness 2012
Group photograph: Aidan Karley
2000 Scourie
2000 Scourie
Lewisian exposure
Dave Longstaff
1997 Arthurs Seat
1997 Arthurs Seat
Arthurs seat. Stuart Munro demonstrating lithospheric extension to Sinclair using the Mars bar model.
Dave Longstaff
1994 Achmelvich
1994 Achmelvich
Lewisian: Dave Longstaff
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