© Liverpool Geological Society

OUTDOOR MEETINGS

    
 Founded 1859
Registered Charity No: 500067

LIVERPOOL

GEOLOGICAL

SOCIETY

159th Session
Hon. Excursions Sec.: Maggie Williams email: williams.maggiee@gmail.com (Please note 2 e’s in maggiee)

Fieldwork Programme 2017-2018 Session

Further details of these field visits will follow. 

Maggie Williams (Hon. Excursions Sec.)

Sunday April 22nd2018 The Roaches

Leader(s): Chris Hunt & Hazel Clark

This field visit is an introduction to geological field mapping for beginners. (The visit will include some of the basic sedimentology of the Roaches Grit)

Sunday 20th May 2018 Alderley Edge

Leader: Anton Petho

For this field visit there will be a surface walk in the morning looking at host rock geology, followed by an afternoon trip underground to look at how this affects the mineralization and mining method. (The trip underground will be limited to 14, but others may join the group for the morning walk around Alderley Edge.  There is a recommended donation of £7 per person for going into the mines.)

Sunday 24th June 2018 Garn Prys and Deganwy

Leader: Ray Humphreys

At Garn Prys there will be an opportunity to study a Silurian submarine canyon and to ‘spot the fold’. The visit to Deganwy will be to investigate Ordovician turbidites.

Early June or mid-July 2018 Park Hall County Park and Hume Quarry, Stoke-on-Trent

Sunday 8th july 2018

Leader(s): Peter & Maggie Williams

For this visit the Triassic rocks will be investigated in ‘The Play Canyon’. The challenge will be to interpret the evidence from the rocks and from the landscape to work out the geological history of the area. based on the exposures in a quarry.

Third week in September 2018 Roussillon/Languedoc, France*

(Date to be confirmed)

Leader: Dr Roger Suthren

For this visit the geology & scenery of the Roussillon/Languedoc area will be studied. *If you would like to express an interest in joining this excursion, please send an email to Philip Firth using this address, Philip_firth@yahoo.com

OUTDOOR

MEETINGS

    
© Liverpool Geological Society

Liverpool Geological

Society

159 th session
Registered Charity No: 500067
Hon. Excursions Sec.: Maggie Williams email: williams.maggiee@gmail.com (Please note 2 e’s in maggiee)

Fieldwork Programme 2017-2018

Session

Further details of these field visits will follow. 

Maggie Williams (Hon. Excursions Sec.)

Sunday April 22nd 2018 The Roaches

Leader(s): Chris Hunt & Hazel Clark

This field visit is an introduction to geological field mapping for beginners. (The visit will include some of the basic sedimentology of the Roaches

Sunday 20th May 2018 Alderley Edge

Leader: Anton Petho

For this field visit there will be a surface walk in the morning looking at host rock geology, followed by an afternoon trip underground to look at how this affects the mineralization and mining method. (The trip underground will be limited to 14, but others may join the group for the morning walk around Alderley Edge.  There is a recommended donation of £7 per person for going into the mines.)

Sunday 24th June 2018 Garn Prys and Deganwy

Leader: Ray Humphreys

At Garn Prys there will be an opportunity to study a Silurian submarine canyon and to ‘spot the fold’. The visit to Deganwy will be to investigate Ordovician turbidites.

Early June or mid-July 2018 Park Hall County Park and Hume Quarry,

Stoke-on-Trent

Sunday 8th July 2018

Leader(s): Peter & Maggie Williams

For this visit the Triassic rocks will be investigated in ‘The Play Canyon’. The challenge will be to interpret the evidence from the rocks and from the landscape to work out the geological history of the area. based on the exposures in a quarry.

Third week in September 2018 Roussillon/Languedoc, France*

(Date to be confirmed)

Leader: Dr Roger Suthren

For this visit the geology & scenery of the Roussillon/Languedoc area will be studied. *If you would like to express an interest in joining this excursion, please send an email to Philip Firth using this address, Philip_firth@yahoo.com