Sunday, 22 August 2010

Birth Of A Nation

No not a cinematic milestone intrinsically flawed by racism.
But where the ground we walk on comes from.
Regular readers will understand that my head is full of rocks.
Where better to holiday than where the oldest rocks in UK (maybe
Europe?) are to be found.
The one on the right is the oldest, Lewsian Gnesis.
On the left we have Torridan Sandstone.
Together, a geological sequence from nearly 3 billion years ago and
representing about 16/18ths of the planet's existence.
That's a big WOW from me.

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