North Eastern Geological Society 
(affiliated to the Geologists' Association)

 

 

Looking in a south westerly direction at an exposure of the Great Whin Sill at Holwick Scar, upthrown by the WNW-ESE trending Teesdale Fault.

Members braving the weather examining Upper Carboniferous Namurian "Millstone Grit"  fluvial sandstones on the coast at Boulmer Steel, about 5 miles east of Alnwick, Northumberland.

Summerhill Force cascading over Lower Carboniferous ("Mississipian") sediments and Gibson's Cave near Bowlees Visitor Centre, between Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, and High Force waterfall.

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May-June 2015 Newsletter: please read

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Next Event19th September  Lower and Middle Jurassic rocks of Whitby – Saltwick Bay
(more details in Field trips)

**********Some Additional Items which may be of interest**********

The Society's Constitution (amended April 2015)

Two important documents regarding GeoconservationUK (also known as RIGS)
1. A Press release regarding the Charter

2. The Charter itself

Northumbria Branch, OUGS field trips 2015

Geologists' Association Annual Conference 

Geologists' Association Annual Conference Booking Form

"Plates vs. Plumes". A Geological Controversy. Professor Gillian Foulger, N.E.G.S. University Liaison Officer and  winter Lecture Programme Organiser.

A  downloadable poster to promote the Society.

More thinsections from rocks donated by N.E.G.S. members.

Univ. of York: Postgrad. Diploma: Geology of Yorkshire and Northern England: starts Sep. 2015, 2 years, part time, wholly online.

Tees Valley Geoconservation (RIGS) Group

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