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

 

Whitby East Cliffs
August 2014 Newsletter: please read

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Next Event: Saturday 13th September :Visit to Whitby - Saltwick Bay foreshore: Cancelled
From the Secretary:
Regretfully, the next Field Meeting , on 13th September, has been cancelled. There has been a lack of interest., and it is also unfortunate that the date cashed with another, extended, Field Trip taking place which several members are attending. The next Newsletter in mid to late September will contain details of meeting point and time etc. for the final two Field Meetings this season:
October 12th - Sunday - Nenthead
October 25th - Saturday - Durham Cathedral

(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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