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Geology is the scientific study of the Earth, its origin, structure, processes and composition. This album is mainly concerned with the interpretation of geological maps and the relationship between the landscape and underlying rocks. The Open University's Dr Iain Gilmour talks us through the geological landforms of Dorset and the Isle of Skye, using geological maps and actual footage of the locations to illustrate his points. This material forms part of The Open University course S260 Geology.

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Geology is the scientific study of the Earth, its origin, structure, processes and composition. This album is mainly concerned with the interpretation of geological maps and the relationship between the landscape and underlying rocks. The Open University's Dr Iain Gilmour talks us through the geological landforms of Dorset and the Isle of Skye, using geological maps and actual footage of the locations to illustrate his points. This material forms part of The Open University course S260 Geology.

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Geological landforms: Dorset and The Isle of Skye - for iPod/iPhone

Latest release on Jul 18, 2009

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Rank #1: Geological landforms: Dorset and The Isle of Skye

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Geology is the scientific study of the Earth, its origin, structure, processes and composition. This album is mainly concerned with the interpretation of geological maps and the relationship between the landscape and underlying rocks. The Open University's Dr Iain Gilmour talks us through the geological landforms of Dorset and the Isle of Skye, using geological maps and actual footage of the locations to illustrate his points. This material forms part of the course S260 Geology.

Jul 18 2009

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Rank #2: Rock types on The Isle of Skye

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Dr Iain Gilmour talks us through the types of rock found on The Island of Skye and explains the different levels of erosion and weathering these rocks go through.

Jul 18 2009

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Rank #3: The Island of Skye: The North side

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This track looks at the 'layers' caused from lava-flows, across the North of The Island of Skye and how the processes of erosion are spectacularly displayed here.

Jul 18 2009

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Rank #4: The landscape of Dorset

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Dr Iain Gilmour takes us across the spectacular landscapes of Dorset and informs us of the scientific importance of Dorset.

Jul 18 2009

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Rank #5: Geology in Dorset

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This track summarises the different types of rock found in Dorset and the areas in which they are found.

Jul 18 2009

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Rank #6: A geological map of Dorset

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Dr Iain Gilmour shows us a geological map of Dorset and explains how this map illustrates many things, including the thickness of the strata.

Jul 18 2009

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