Mountain landscapes have always appealed to humankind’s curiosity and physical endeavour and none more so than those ranges formed by continental collision. For they provide unrivalled opportunities for the geologist to study recent Earth processes in 3D space and the forces that shape the crust we live on. Gaining access to crustal profiles that preserve the eroded roots of foreland thrust structures is most often achieved by the study of ancient eroded terrains and one of best of these ancient mountain terrains occurs in the NW Highlands of Scotland.

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