Natural History of Shetland                                   Geology and Geomorphology of Shetland                                             

Compiled by Jonathan Wills with assistance from Kevin Edwards, Paul Fisher, Bob Furness,  Hans Kruuk, Laughton Johnston, Graeme Whittington and others.



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