Before First Millennium in Scotland

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Before the First Millennium in Scotland

Lewisian gneiss rocks, thought to be some of the oldest in existence, first formed.

Scotland is first formed when fragments of another continent meld together.

Scotland lies on the equator covered by rainforests, and with coral reefs offshore.

Dinosaurs roam the lands.

Last ice age.

First humans believed to have arrived in Scotland.

Land link between Britain and Europe finally broken.

Skara Brae on Orkney populated; Callanish erected.

Age of crannogs and brochs.

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