These are the top 10 geological sites in Britain

The British public have come out in force to vote for the country’s top ten geological sites in a survey to mark Earth Science Week, which begins today.

The 10 people’s favourites, designated by category, are...

1. Assynt, Scottish Highlands (above)


2. Siccar Point, Berwickshire

(Historical and Scientific Importance)

3. The Rotunda Museum in Scarborough


4. The Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire

(Industrial and Economic Importance)

5. Staffa, the Inner Hebrides


6. Stonehenge, Wiltshire

(Human Habitation)

7. Hunstanton Cliffs, Norfolk


8. Craster, Northumberland


9. Glencoe, Scottish Highlands

(Fire and Ice)

10. Millook Haven, Cornwall

(Folding and faulting)

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