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Sand image pages
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 300 ppi..

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.