Talk:Skerry

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Split into Norway and Other[edit]

Actually the discussion of skerry formation transcends Norway—that's how most northern skerries were formed. The only ones that may not have been formed by direct glacial action are those in the United Kingdom (and I just don't recall ever seeing a discussion of their formation), but they got named skerries by the Norsemen, who were presumably describing an island type and not a formation mechanism.

I'm uncomfortable that the division introduced today has confused rather than clarified the article. Anyone have any comments before I restructure?

Williamborg 02:03, 15 July 2006 (UTC)

Restructured. Would be interested in any comments. And praticularly in whether anyone knows a reference discussing the formation of the British Isle skerries. Williamborg 15:39, 15 July 2006 (UTC)

We found that a skerry is really just another name for a low sea stack, which becomes low due to erosion. jandp310 23:24, 30 November 2009 (UTC)