Specimens Mull and Ardamurchan

Scope and Content

Notebook comprises entries relating to rock specimen collection on the West Coast of Scotland. Comprising sketch map of the geology of Mull and the Ardnamurchan peninsula (inside cover); notes on the Antrim rhyolite lavas (page 3); hand coloured map of igneous intrusions on the Isle of Mull (page 7); notes on the geology of Mull taken from Geikie’s "Ancient Volcanoes" book. Other illustrations include a generalised geological cross-section at Carsaig (page 24). The notebook then details rock samples collected from Mull, Skye, Iona, Raasay, Staffa, Glenelg, Tiree, Ardnamurchan and Loch Ranza on the Isle of Arran. A traced coloured geological map of the area around Balphrtrish Bay is presented on [inside back page 5); notes on boat hiring from Mull are supplied (page 9); traced and coloured geological sketch map of the Isle of Colonsay is given (page 10); notes on a paper by Wright on Colonsay cliffs (page 11).