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


Whitby East Cliffs
July Newsletter (includes full report by our secretary of July 5th Field Meeting, and up to date information about
forthcoming Field Meetings and Lectures.

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Next Events: Sunday 20th July 2014 Austwick and Crummackdale. Leader Eric Johnson Details in Newsletter and Field Trips etc.
Sunday 12th October. Field trip – Nenthead – Mineralisation: Leaders: Peter Jackson and Brian Young. More information will be supplied later. (13th September  Visit to Whitby - Saltwick Bay foreshore - Cancelled)

 cf. 2014 Field Programme for latest information.
(Reports of previous field excursions for publication in the newsletter and website will be welcome.)
Dates for your diary: cf. also the Lectures Page. Lectures begin 17th October.

**********Some Additional Items**********

Field Excursions organised by North West Highlands Geopark

A sculpture of the British Isles representing three billion years of the geological age of the Earth has been officially unveiled at Durham University.

More information from the talk "What Lies Beneath Us - A GeoSculpture at Durham University" given by Dr. Darren Grocke, Durham University

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

New publication: Carboniferous Geology: Bowland Fells to Pendle Hill. Ed. Paul Kabrna. cf. also Craven & Pendle Geol. Soc. under "Links"

A  downloadable poster to promote the Society.

Formation of a Durham RIGS Group

More thinsections from rocks donated by N.E.G.S. members: added 23rd. April 2014

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