gcr sites

beorgs of uyea

boundary zone

catpund

devonian of SE shetland

eshaness volcanics

huxter and melby

northmaven igneous complex

papa stour

unst ophiolites

walls boundary fault

Da Est Hoevdi, Foula.

Image courtesy of Andy Gear

Key geological localities

Context: Shetland has many sites where landscape histories can be examined. Some are of national or international significance and have been designated as Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Others represent clear and accessible examples of classic rocks, structures and landforms.