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March 2020

Cancelled: Raised Beaches in the SW (Geology Section)

Sat. 14 March 2020 at 10:30 am
Teign Heritage Centre, Teignmouth, 29 French Street
Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 8ST United Kingdom

Please note that this event has been cancelled at short notice because the speaker is unavailable. See our dedicated page for the latest updates. A talk ‘Age and importance of raised beaches of southwestern…

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April 2020

Cancelled: Kents Cavern and Meadfoot (Geology Section)

Sat. 25 April 2020
Kents Cavern, Cavern House, Ilsham Road,
Torquay, Devon TQ1 2JF
£8

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. A morning visit to Kents Cavern and an afternoon trip to…

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May 2020

Cancelled: Field trip to Vale of Glamorgan (Geology Section)

Wed. 20 May 2020 - Fri. 22 May 2020
£25

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. A three-day field trip to the Vale of Glamorgan looking at…

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June 2020

Cancelled: Quaternary glaciation in the Mediterranean (Geology Section)

Sat. 20 June 2020 at 10:30 am
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. A talk ‘‘Quaternary Glaciation in the Mediterranean Mountains: from Morocco to…

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July 2020

Cancelled: Leats and Landscape 2 (Geology Section)

Thu. 23 July 2020

This event has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. Exploring the leats and the landscape around Exe Island, Exeter. With Martin Watts and Jenny Bennett.…

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September 2020

The Blackdown Hills and the Whetstone Industry (Geology Section)

Sat. 26 September 2020 at 11:00 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing A talk by Professor John Mather. Whetstones, used for sharpening tools, were mined in the Blackdown Hills from the 17th to the 19th century, from Uffculme in…

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October 2020

The Geology of the Manaslu Circuit, Nepal (Geology Section)

Sat. 31 October 2020 at 11:00 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing Dr Danny Clark-Lowes (Himalayan Geotours) will talk on "The Geology of the Manaslu Circuit, Nepal". Important notes If you would like to join this meeting, please contact…

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November 2020

From Rashleigh to Symes and beyond. Almost 300 years of a mineral collection (Geology Section)

Sat. 28 November 2020 at 10:30 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing A talk by Dave Williams (previously at the OU) Dave's talk will look at how the mineral collection held at Truro Museum got to be there, and…

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December 2020

The Geology of Mercury (Geology Section)

Thu. 17 December 2020 at 7:00 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing A talk by Prof. Dave Rothery (see  http://www.open.ac.uk/people/dar4#tab1)  on the geology of Mercury – the BepiColombo mission. Note the different start time from usual. Important notes If…

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January 2021

AGM 2021 (Geology Section)

Sat. 16 January 2021 at 10:00 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing The Section's Annual General Meeting, to be followed at 11 am by a talk by Sally Worbey, Exploration Geologist, Cornish Lithium, on “Lithium Exploration in Cornwall”. Important…

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February 2021

The geology of Afghanistan (Geology Section)

Sat. 6 February 2021 at 10:30 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing  A talk on the geology of Afghanistan by Dr Stan Coats, formerly of the British Geology Survey, who spent 2008 to 2011 helping to build capacity in…

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March 2021

Raised Beaches in the South West (Geology Section)

Sat. 13 March 2021 at 10:30 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing A talk by Dr Matt Telfer of the University of Plymouth. Beaches representing relative sea levels  higher than our own were first recognised in southwestern England over…

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