Tag Archives: rocks

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2016.33.2

Bound booklet of transcribed excerpts regarding Tiree from the Autobiography and Memoirs of George Douglas, 8th Duke of Argyll (1823-1900).

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2014.118.1

Photograph of a piece of hexagonal basalt at Baugh, 2014

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Colour photograph of a piece of basalt rock found on the beach at Baugh in 2014. Although the edges are now worn, it appears similar to the hexagonal rocks of Staffa (see V128), from where it may have originated.

2014.107.12

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 427, 11/10/08

Local news: rock drilling at Ruaig; interview with Bernie Smith; access; council urges residents to measure their carbon footprint; council welcomes Marine Bill; An Talla news; Tiree Environmental Action and Recycling news; Tiree-Glasgow flight to be run by Flybe instead of Loganair.

2013.148.1

Photograph of a collection of polished stones from Tiree

Colour photograph of a collection of small stones from Tiree that have been worked and polished to make fruit sculptures and jewellery, and held in the Hunterian Museum in Glasgow. Includes green marble, quartz, flint and red-green marble.

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