Throughout advent, we’re sharing some of our favourite entries to Earth Science Week photography competitions past and present – all of which feature the beautiful geology of the UK and Ireland. Check back each day for a new image!
Today’s collection of photographs entered into our 100 Great Geosites photo competition are of the beautiful Glencoe, in the Scottish Highlands. Second only to the Cuillins in number of entries received, we could have made an entire calendar of Glancoes alone!
A geologist at the University of Edinburgh’s School of Geosciences has encouraged fossil collectors to come forward with their finds, after a new species of marine reptile, described as ‘the size of a motor boat’, was discovered from fossils found on the Isle of Skye.