Climate through time - Scotland's Geodiversity

Use the map to work out what type of environment conglomerate was made in, 395 million years ago, then click on the right environment in the key. See the colours change to match the environment.

Rock sequence in Scotland
(Ma = millions of years ago)
Mudstone with boulders 1 Ma
Limestone 170 Ma
Sandstone 270 Ma
Mudstone Coal 300 Ma
Conglomerate Sandstone 395 Ma
Brown Mudstone 540 Ma
Mudstone with boulders 650 Ma

click an environment below
Ice ages
Volcanic eruptions
Tropical swamps, rivers and seas
Warm seas
Hot deserts
Cold and temperate seas
Ocean depths
Igneous intrusions
Ancient mountains

Climate through time map

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