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The images on the following pages have been produced using a flat-bed
scanner as described in the Sand scanning methods page.
Unless otherwise stated, all scans show an area of 1cm x 1cm and have been scanned at a resolution of
Examples - nine samples from Great Britain showing a wide range of variation.
Cornwall - nine samples from Cornwall, England.
Devon - nine samples from Devon, England.
Isle of Skye - nine samples from the Isle of Skye, Scotland.
Coral Beach - six images of sand from Coral Beach, Claigan, Skye.
Isle of Arran - nine samples from the Isle of Arran, Scotland.
Isle of Arran (2) - three samples from Arran shown at higher resolution.
Mull and Iona - three samples from each Island.
Shell sands - six examples of 'sand' made up of shell fragments.
Mountain sands - six samples collected from mountains.
Micro-shells from sand samples - extracted and mounted by Danny Tierney.