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Hon. Excursions Sec.: Maggie
(Please note 2 e’s in maggiee)
Fieldwork Programme 2018-2019
Further details of these field visits will follow.
Maggie Williams (Hon. Excursions Sec.)
Each person attending field meetings does so on the understanding
that they attend at their own risk.
Liverpool Geological Society has Public Liability Insurance Cover for
field (and indoor) meetings, but Personal Accident cover and
Personal Liability cover remain the responsibility of participants.
Visitors who are not existing members of the Liverpool Geological
Society are welcome to attend field meetings but are asked to pay a
temporary membership charge of £2 for each field meeting that
Joint Field Meeting Rainhill Civic Society,
Leader :Joe Crossley:
Rock Around Rainhill
The almost 250,000,000 years old Triassic New Red
Sandstone, easily accessible in buildings and
exposures in and around Rainhill, is bursting with
excellently displayed sedimentary features, which give
a fascinating insight into the weather, landscape and
ancient Geography of more than this part of England.
Either 9.45 at the at the Dane Court Coffee Shop
SJ 4914 9150
(car park near-by off Weaver Avenue,accessed via
Exchange Place from theA57
Breakfast/Tea/Coffee etc available
Or 10.30 at Rainhill Railway Station,
SJ 4916 9160
Station Rd off the A57
Approximate finish time: 4.30pm at Pex Hill
SJ 5095 9095 -
car park at this view point.
Approximate walking distance:, before lunch (at Manor Farm,
SJ 5020 8950
Mill Lane, Rainhill) 2 miles on pavements.
After Lunch 2 miles on tracks/footpaths, including
Visit to Lapworth Museum Birmingham
18th & 19th May
Hazel Clark: landslides in N Wales
(TBC) Prof. Peter Burgess: Llandudno
Ray Humphreys: Garn Prys & Deganwy
27th Jul -
Hazel Clark, Chris Hunt, Dave Williams: Iceland