Pabay: Skye's Jurassic Island

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A short account of the experiences of the first geologists to investigate the island of Skye in the early nineteenth century, and what drew them to the island of Pabay in particular.

Professor Christopher A. Whatley reflects on the history of Pabay, a small island off the coast of Skye whose unusually rich fossil record gave it a surprisingly prominent role in the development of professional geology
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages10
Specialist publicationHistory Scotland
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2020


  • Skye
  • Pabay
  • geology
  • Jurassic

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