Scottish Islands

From Barra to Bass Rock, Scotland's islands are amazingly varied; and each of them is weird in its own way. Skye, Rum, Mull and Arran (along with Ardnamurchan on the mainland, Antrim, and Lundy down in the Bristol Channel) form the Tertiary Volcanic Province, their gabbro, basalt and granite quite different from all the rest of the UK.

Raasay dawn from Glamaig

Bass Rock and gannets

Ailsa Craig from Girvan beach

Loch Coire Lagan, Skye Cuillin

Quiraing sunrise, north Skye

St John's Head to Old Man of Hoy, Orkney

Carsaig Arches, Mull

basalt shore, Mull

Blaven, Clach Glas across Loch Slapin, Skye

Rum, 10pm

Bhasteir Tooth, Skye Cuillin

Strone Ulladale, Harris

west ridge of Sgurr nan Gillean, Skye

Stacach Pinnacles, Arran
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