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Outcrops of the Blackhall Limestone and disused quarries and, if time permits, a visit to the lime kilns on the foreshore.
Terrestrial fossils from Romer’s Gap and a rich fauna of marine fossils.
Lower Carboniferous sedimentary rocks, Upper Carboniferous sills and late glacial and postglacial deposits
A classic east-west cross-section through folded Dalradian metasediments, part of the Appin Syncline
Carboniferous fluvial, deltaic and shallow marine strata pierced by Carboniferous vents (diatremes) and the interplay between volcanism and sedimentation
Ordovician volcanics, with evidence for giant ash-flow eruptions, and large-scale Caledonian folding, all set in Snowdonia’s wonderful glacier-carved mountain scenery.