They consist, in most parts of the country, of unconsolidated sediments, consisting of gravel, sand, clay, &c., together with large quantities of tuff, volcanic agglomerate, &c. Some of the sedimentary formations are of marine, some of brackish water, and some of terrestrial origin.
Similar patterns of development sometimes exacerbate the consequences of collapse of the unconsolidated sediments forming sandbars.
Ben Nevis has piles of new unconsolidated snow from the foot of Tower Ridge upwards in all locations.
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