Granite Intrusions

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West Cornwall is a fascinating area of British geology on account of its granite batholith; part of the Cornubian Batholith which forms much of the peninsula of SW England.

Granite intrustions at Land’s End and Carn Brae provide unique opportunities for geologists to study horizontal and vertical faulting.

Identify the different types of rocks and formations and practice fieldwork skills in a unique envrionment.