This excellent guide to the igneous and metamorphic rocks of the Ballachulish Igneous Complex and surrounding country-rocks is the result of relatively recent petrological studies and provides the opportunity for specialists and nonspecialists to investigate a wide range of spectacular lithologies.

The layout is clear (we are even instructed as to how Ballachulish is pronounced: Bala HOO’-lish!), the quality of the figures is uniformly high and some excellent field photographs are included. A loose-leaf, colour, laminated geological map is provided in a back pocket and gives a useful overview. The guide provides a fully referenced and concise summary of the...

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