Useful Links & Apps

Geolinks for younger rockhounds

Rockwatch
A UK wide club for young geologists.

KidsGeo
A fun geology website for kids.

Scottish Geology

Scottish Geology
A ‘gateway’ to Scottish geology on the web.

Our Dynamic Earth
Learn about this superb visitor attraction in the heart of Edinburgh.

The Scottish Earth Science Education Forum
SESEF is an organisation that promotes the understanding and teaching of Earth Science.

Scotland’s Earth Heritage and Landscape
Scottish Natural Heritage Earth Science publications

Minerals of Scotland
Minerals of Scotland – Strontian

Edinburgh Geological Society
The Edinburgh Geological Society was founded in 1834

Geological Society of Glasgow
The Geological Society of Glasgow was founded in 1858

UK and Worldwide geology websites

British Geological Survey
The British Geological Survey (BGS) is the world’s longest established national geological survey and the United Kingdom’s premier centre for Earth Science information and expertise.

Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum, London

Quaternary Research Association
A group that specialises in studying problems relating to the Ice Age.

How volcanoes work
All you need to know about volcanoes

Mindat
The largest mineral database and mineralogical reference website on the internet

Other Scottish Geoparks

North West Highlands Geopark

Geopark Shetland

European and Global Geopark Networks

European Geoparks Network

Information on the members of the European Geoparks Network.

UNESCO Global Geoparks Network
Information on the members of the Global Geoparks Network

Acknowledgement of Photographers

The photos on this Website were gathered from a variety of sources. Lochaber Geopark would like to Acknowledge those photographers external to the Geopark who so kindly made a contribution to our Website. We’d like to thank;

  • Neil Slinger – aerial photos of Glencoe found 0n the ‘Glencoe geotrail’ page and other locations
  • Ali Rose         – climbing/mountaineering pictures found on our ‘Simply the best’ page under ‘Superlative Lochaber and other Locations.
  • Lake Land Photographs – for The North Face of Ben Nevis picture found on our ‘Conquer the Ben’ page.
  • Andrew Mcmahon – aerial photos of Ben Nevis found in ‘News’ and other locations