The question of the former extent of Jurassic strata over the Scottish Highlands has been debated since the nineteenth century (discussion by Arkell 1933). Arkell's conclusion that the main part of the Highlands was land during that period has been followed by subsequent palaeogeographers (Wills 1951; Ziegler 1990; Bradshaw et al. 1992), although Underhill & Partington (1993) emphasized the greater effect of doming in the North Sea in delivering Jurassic sediments to the adjacent basins, and postulated a marine connection between the Moray Firth and Hebridean basins along the line of the Great Glen....

First Page Preview

First page PDF preview
You do not currently have access to this article.