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dc.contributor.authorHowe, John A-
dc.contributor.authorAnderton, Roger-
dc.contributor.authorArosio, Riccardo-
dc.contributor.authorDove, Dayton-
dc.contributor.authorBradwell, Tom-
dc.contributor.authorCrump, Philip-
dc.contributor.authorCooper, Rhys-
dc.contributor.authorCucuccio, Andre-
dc.date.accessioned2016-07-16T00:59:04Z-
dc.date.available2016-07-16T00:59:04Z-
dc.date.issued2015-09-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/23810-
dc.description.abstractThis paper presents recently collected swath bathymetry from the Firth of Lorn. 553 km2of data were collected during 2012–2013 as part of the INIS Hydro (Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland Hydrographic Survey) programme.  The area proves to consist of bedrock-dominated seabed, divided into narrow, stratigraphically-constrained and glacially-over-deepened basins. The bedrock is composed of late Proterozoic Dalradian metasediments overlain unconformably by Old Red Sandstone (ORS) sediments and lavas of ?Silurian-age. The central region of the Firth of Lorn is dominated by a vertical cliff, up to 150 m high and extending for approximately 24 km. This feature, here termed the Insh Fault, may have originated as a Dalradian extensional fault, been reactivated as an ORS feature and now forms a fault-line scarp with resistant ORS rocks on the downthrown side, flanking the more deeply eroded metasediments exposed in the basin. Tertiary intrusives are common, in particular, swarms of Paleocene dolerite dykes exposed on the sediment-free bedrock surfaces, and can be traced for many kilometres.  Evidence for past glaciation is widespread, manifest in the extensive erosion of the bedrock platforms and the abundance of well-preserved moraines and over-deepened basins. The survey region includes the Corryvreckan Whirlpool and Great Race, beneath the tidal flows of which occur submarine dunes.en_UK
dc.language.isoen-
dc.publisherCambridge Journals-
dc.relationHowe JA, Anderton R, Arosio R, Dove D, Bradwell T, Crump P, Cooper R & Cucuccio A (2015) The seabed geomorphology and geological structure of the Firth of Lorn, western Scotland, UK, as revealed by multibeam echo-sounder survey, Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 105 (04), pp. 273-284.-
dc.rightsThis is an Open Access article, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution licence which permits unrestricted re-use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.-
dc.subjectDalradian metasedimentsen_UK
dc.subjectfaultingen_UK
dc.subjectOld Red Sandstoneen_UK
dc.subjectpock marksen_UK
dc.subjectsubmarine dunesen_UK
dc.titleThe seabed geomorphology and geological structure of the Firth of Lorn, western Scotland, UK, as revealed by multibeam echo-sounder surveyen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1755691015000146-
dc.citation.jtitleEarth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh-
dc.citation.issn1755-6910-
dc.citation.volume105-
dc.citation.issue04-
dc.citation.spage273-
dc.citation.epage284-
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublished-
dc.citation.peerreviewedRefereed-
dc.type.statusPublisher version (final published refereed version)-
dc.author.emailtom.bradwell@stir.ac.uk-
dc.citation.date13/08/2015-
dc.contributor.affiliationScottish Marine Institute-
dc.contributor.affiliationIndependent-
dc.contributor.affiliationScottish Association for Marine Science-
dc.contributor.affiliationBritish Geological Survey-
dc.contributor.affiliationBiological and Environmental Sciences-
dc.contributor.affiliationScottish Association for Marine Science-
dc.contributor.affiliationBritish Geological Survey-
dc.contributor.affiliationMaritime and Coastguard Agency-
dc.identifier.isi000366831200005-
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