Monday, 8 September 2014

Volcanoes on Skye

Have a look at this map of the world from 65 million years ago:
What do you notice that's different to now?
What about India?
How about Europe and America?
The Atlantic Ocean was still opening up, like this:
In the summer Mr Gregg went to the island of Skye in Scotland:
You can see it here on this map:
The rock on Skye is mostly from volcanoes. What remains of the volcanoes makes up the Cuillin mountains.
Here's Mr Gregg on Skye:
And here's a longer TV program about the same place:

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