Visual Tour of Isle of Rum

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The Isle of Rum seen from the port of Mallaig. (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Unloading supplies from the transfer boat, Loch Scresort pier. (Photo by Peter Clift, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Frequent rains lead to the growth of prodigious ferns. (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
The leafy lane leading to Kinloch Castle. (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
The modest hunting lodge of Sir George Bullough, now a hostel and musuem - but once upon a time a first rate party venue for turn of the century Edwardian upper class. (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Dr. Mike Cheadle holds forth about the impending geological excitement in the Kinloch Castle reading room. (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
A soggy start to the first day's hike (Photo by Peter Clift, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Mike Cheadle practicing how to hold the map for field lectures. (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution )
Our weary band of field geologists and pretenders slogging up a windlashed slope in central Rum. (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
A stoped block within the central feeder zone (a.k.a., a block of layered gabbro floating in a sea of peridotite). (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Eager students crowd over the slumped blocks of gabbro and the penetrating peridotite "fingers." (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Whisky stream on the Big Rock Candy Mountain. (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
A rush on dissolution instabilities as Half Pint Sherpa Braun offers them at discount rates. "I'll take three!" (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Slumped layered gabbro blocks within the feeder zone of the Rum volcano. (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
"...and over there Robert the Bruce himself logged more than 50 meters of Harrisite in a single day!" (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Rum—big landscapes on a small island. (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Muster at the layered gabbros at 0700 sharp. (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
"Would you expect these crystal structures in high Reynolds number flows?" (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Impressionistic dance representation of squishy looking gabbro slumping onto peridotite. (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
The weary hikers ascend to a viewpoint. (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Home sweet home. (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Frequent showers created natural moats on the castle grounds. (Photo by Peter Clift, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Doctor Who drops by for tea. (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Another storm gathers in Loch Scresort. (Photo by C. A. Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

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