Winning snaps of the British Isles

  • 11 October 2015
THE CUILLIN HILLS Image copyright GIJS DE REIJKE
Image caption Cuillin Hills on the Isle of Skye in Scotland

Take a look at these winning snaps celebrating the different landscapes around the British Isles.

They're winners of a photo competition by the Geological Society.

They all show different rock formations.

The pics will now go on display in an exhibition.

Image copyright LOUISE SQUIRE
Image caption This is the island of Staffa in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It's famous for its columns made from basalt.
Image copyright ANNA SAICH
Image caption These are the famous chalk cliffs at Beachy Head in East Sussex, along the south coast of England.
Image copyright ROBERT MULRANEY
Image caption These Marble Arch Caves in Northern Ireland are made from limestone.
Image copyright BRENT BOUWSEMA
Image caption Glencoe in the Scottish Highlands owes its origins to a massive volcanic eruption around 420 million years ago.
Image copyright SARAH BOULTON
Image caption The famous Giant's Causeway are columns made from basalt on the far north coast of Northern Ireland. It's also the result of an ancient volcanic eruption.
Image copyright CAITLIN BROADBENT
Image caption Lulworth Cove with its Durdle Door limestone arch in Dorset on the south coast of England.
Image copyright ALAN BEATTIE
Image caption Bendrick Rock in South Wales is a great location to see fossilised dinosaur tracks.
Image copyright LYNSEY ANGUS
Image caption Achmelvich on the northwest coast of Scotland.
Image copyright AUSTIN TAYLOR
Image caption This is Funzie in the Shetland Islands.