Thurso Flagstone

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Thurso Flagstone
Stratigraphic range: Devonian
Type Formation
Location
Region Scotland
CountryFlag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom

The Thurso Flagstone is a geologic formation in Scotland. It preserves fossils dating back to the Devonian period.

Scotland Country in Northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain, with a border with England to the southeast, and is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast, the Irish Sea to the south, and more than 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.

The Devonian is a geologic period and system of the Paleozoic, spanning 60 million years from the end of the Silurian, 419.2 million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Carboniferous, 358.9 Mya. It is named after Devon, England, where rocks from this period were first studied.

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