Foreword. 1: Introduction; 2: Time on Earth and a Brief History of Scotland; 3: Magmas, Igneous Rocks and Volcanic Products; 4. Lava Flows and Pyroclastic Deposits; 5. Early Cainozoic Volcanism and the Birth of the North Atlantic; 6. Early Cainozoic Volcanoes: the Big Ones. 7. Scotland within a Super-continent: Upper Carboniferous and Permian Volcanoes; 8. Post-Caledonian Relaxation: the Lower Carboniferous Volcanoes; 9. Volcanoes in the Old Red Sandstone Continent; 10. Volcanoes and the Iapetus Ocean; 11. Volcanoes as seen through a glass darkly: the earlier pre-Cambrian record; 12. Epilogue. Select Bibliography. Index of Place Names. Index of Selected Technical Terms.