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Structural evolution of the <b>Cumbrae</b> <b>islands</b>, as determined from fault group...
Published: 01 November 2013
on the Great Cumbrae Fault, and the islands adopt their modern geomorphic form.
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Geological map of the <b>Cumbrae</b> <b>islands</b> showing the key structures. Note the ...
Published: 01 November 2013
Fig. 3. Geological map of the Cumbrae islands showing the key structures. Note the sharply triangular shape of Little Cumbrae and the coincident orientation of the three coastal lineaments with those of the three major fault groups. Note the trace of the main synclinal axis, which is interpreted
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Published: 01 May 2011
Scottish Journal of Geology (2011) 47 (1): 21–32.
... a portion of the Palaeozoic fill of the Midland Valley ( Fig. 1 ). Together with parts of the adjacent islands of Bute and Arran and the Kintyre peninsula, Great Cumbrae is composed mainly of rocks of Devonian and Early Carboniferous age. Throughout most of the Midland Valley, these rocks are bounded...
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Published: 01 November 2013
Scottish Journal of Geology (2013) 49 (2): 117–132.
... on the Great Cumbrae Fault, and the islands adopt their modern geomorphic form. ...
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Geological map of <b>Great</b> <b>Cumbrae</b>. Note, in particular (a) the fragmentation ...
Published: 01 February 2013
Figure 4. Geological map of Great Cumbrae. Note, in particular (a) the fragmentation of the NE-trending Craignan Fitheach and Millport Bay faults, the former with a net dextral displacement by c .1 km on the Great Cumbrae Fault; (b) the evidence of repeated rejuvenation of the N-trending Great
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Published: 01 February 2013
Geological Magazine (2013) 150 (4): 673–698.
...Figure 4. Geological map of Great Cumbrae. Note, in particular (a) the fragmentation of the NE-trending Craignan Fitheach and Millport Bay faults, the former with a net dextral displacement by c .1 km on the Great Cumbrae Fault; (b) the evidence of repeated rejuvenation of the N-trending Great...
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Published: 03 September 2014
Scottish Journal of Geology (2014) 50 (2): 173–182.
... ), the concentration of selenium in reduction spheroid cores deserves scrutiny. Here we report the occurrence of metal selenide-bearing reduction spheroid cores within Upper Devonian (Upper Old Red Sandstone) red beds on the island of Great Cumbrae, and discuss the implications for selenium mineralization and selenium...
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Published: 10 July 2019
Scottish Journal of Geology (2019) 55 (2): 141–154.
... of the Clyde Sandstone on Great Cumbrae. A similar phreatic calcrete unit is present in the lower part of the Ballagan Formation in south Bute. The presence of vadose and phreatic calcrete provides valuable information concerning palaeoclimatic conditions in southwestern Scotland during the Devonian...
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Published: 01 November 2011
Scottish Journal of Geology (2011) 47 (2): 143–156.
... Sandstone Formation because they comprise rock types identical to those of that formation elsewhere in the Firth of Clyde area (e.g. in the southwestern part of Great Cumbrae; Caldwell (1973) ) and, more persuasively, because they overlie characteristic dark grey mudstones of the Ballagan Formation...
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Published: 23 December 2010
Geological Magazine (2011) 148 (4): 597–618.
... the middle and upper divisions (St Blane's block only) are either more mafic or more felsic (trachyte-trachyandesite). Note the similar bimodal distribution of analysed intrusive rocks from the adjacent island of Great Cumbrae (unpub. data and Smedley, 1986 ). Samples from the Gregory Rift in east Africa...
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Published: 05 October 2011
Geological Magazine (2012) 149 (4): 578–589.
..., slightly calcareous, cross-bedded sandstones and thin, discontinuous beds of carbonate-clast-bearing breccia, resemble those in the lower part of the Clyde Sandstone Formation in Millport Bay on Great Cumbrae, and on south Bute. In the third edition of the geological map of Arran (British Geological Survey...
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Published: 17 February 2020
Scottish Journal of Geology (2020) 56 (1): 63–79.
... at several centres ( Whyte and MacDonald 1974 ; MacDonald and Whyte 1981 ; Paterson et al. 1990 ; Monro 1999 ). To the west of the main outcrops of the CPVF trachyte dykes, bosses and sheets occur on the island of Great Cumbrae in the Firth of Clyde ( Fig. 1 ): the broad ENE–WSW-trending trachyte dykes...
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Published: 01 May 2011
Scottish Journal of Geology (2011) 47 (1): 81–87.
... 1868a ). Dr David Robertson, who became known as ‘The Naturalist of Cumbrae’, was, along with the famous oceanographer Sir John Murray, the founder of the Marine Biological Station at Millport on the island of that name in 1885 ( Stebbing 1891 ). He is credited with being the entrepreneur...
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Published: 14 August 2015
Scottish Journal of Geology (2015) 51 (2): 116–124.
.... Photographs of dykes of the Mull Dyke Swarm. ( a ) View of dykes, taken from Seil Island [NT752155], looking over Easdale Island to Mull. Courtesy of John MacGillivray. ( b ) The De’il’s Dyke, Isle of Cumbrae [NS174544]. BGS photograph, P001105. ( c ) Acklington dyke, Armathwaite Weir, Cumbria [NY504453]. BGS...
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Published: 01 May 2000
Journal of the Geological Society (2000) 157 (3): 635–640.
..., which shows close comparison with distribution of upper Carboniferous–Permian dykes. OMF, Outer Moray Firth. The broad‐scale relationships are complemented by the field relationships of kaolinite with the three dyke swarms which are all very well‐exposed on the Islands of Bute and Great Cumbrae...
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Published: 01 July 2000
Geological Magazine (2000) 137 (4): 447–462.
... the Highland Boundary Fault, Upper Old Red Sandstone on the islands of Bute and Great Cumbrae includes reefs of hard red dolomite and coeval kaolin around lower Carboniferous dykes. They post-date cooling and deformation of the dykes and probably are of late Carboniferous age ( Parnell, Baron & Boyce, 2000...
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Published: 27 May 2020
Scottish Journal of Geology (2020) 56 (2): 134–152.
... of past nearby coal mining and in part due to surface warming as a result of the combination of anthropogenic climate change and creation of a subsurface urban heat island by local urban development. Our numerical modelling indicates the total surface warming effect as 2.7°C, partitioned as 2.0°C...
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Published: 01 February 1983
Journal of the Geological Society (1983) 140 (1): 105–121.
...; 18, Coalyard Hill; 19, Newark; 20, Hawk s Nib; 21, Great Cumbrae; 22, Black Rocks, Fairlie; 23, Hunterston; 24, Holmbyre; 25, Baidland Hill; 26, Barr- head; 27, Bathgate Hills; 28, Weak Law; 29, Fidra-Briggs o Fidra; 30, Partan Craig; 31, Car Rocks; 32, Seacliff; 33, Beggar s Cap; 34, Kidlaw; 35...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/SP287.4
EISBN: 9781862395350
...Abstract Abstract The Isle of Arran lies off the Ayrshire coast in the Firth of Clyde, SW Scotland. James Hutton visited Arran in August 1787 with his companion, John Clerk, and together they made the first geological investigation of the island. Hutton returned to Edinburgh satisfied that he...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2004.223.01.09
EISBN: 9781862394711
..., which traverses the southern parts of Ireland, Wales and England, Great Britain and Ireland were composed of continental crust that had remained essentially undeformed since the preceding Caledonian Orogeny. This continental terrane was affected, throughout the Carboniferous and much of the Permian...
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