Scottish Heritage gearing up for COP26, Dunbarton Castle, Dunbarton Rock, Dumbarton, Scotland, UK.
Dumbarton Castle, Dumbarton Rock, Dumbarton, Scotland, UK. 21 September 2021
PICTURED: Dumbarton Castle.
At COP26, Scottish Heritage will demonstrate how the historic environment and cultural heritage are part of the solution to tackling the climate emergency. This is also an opportunity to showcase the quality and innovation of the historic environment in Scotland. They are focusing on Communities; Climate Impacts; Sustainable Tourism; Circular Economy.
Dumbarton Castle has the longest recorded history of any stronghold in Scotland. It overlooks the Scottish town of Dumbarton, and sits on a plug of volcanic basalt known as Dumbarton Rock which is 240 feet (73 m) high. Dumbarton Rock is a volcanic plug of basalt created 334 million years ago, with the softer exterior of the volcano having weathered away.
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