Lewisian Gneisses & Torridonian Sandstones

View S. across Loch Assynt
View south across Loch Assynt at horizontally bedded Torridonian sandstones lying unconformably on Lewisian gneisses. The sandstones were deposited under fluviatile conditions on a topographic land surface, revealed here by the presence of a palaeo-valley. Elsewhere in Assynt, both palaeo-valleys and palaeo hills can be observered along the unconformity..

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