Explore the Geology of Mull & Iona...

Welcome to the Mull and Iona Geology web site. The islands of Mull, Iona and Staffa are world-famous for their fascinating geology.

This site showcases the various rocks, formations and structures to be found in these islands, mainly through photographs with accompanying text.

References are given where relevant.

One of the objectives of this site is to provide a definitive collection of references to the geology of these islands. This includes books, maps, academic journals and various web sites which describe the subject.

The geology of Mull and the islands nearby, is of international importance - this site is an attempt to show the great diversity and to bring it to a wider audience.

Have a look round and if you have any comments please feel free to contact me - the details are on the Contact page.

James Westland
Tobermory, 2017


Geology Picture of the Month

Ardmeanach - Mull plateau lavas seen from Bunessan. Classic "trap" scenery.

Showcase Images

A page of some of the best images that showcase the geology of Mull, Iona and Staffa.

All images on this site copyright © James Westland 2017