Tagged: Geology

The geodiversity of Torbay (S Devon Branch)

Professor Malcolm Hart will give an illustrated talk on how the diverse geology of Torbay reflects its 400-million-year journey across the Earth’s surface. Note our new venue for this season’s talks.

AGM 2019 (Axe Valley Branch)

Branch AGM followed at 2:30 pm by an illustrated talk “The Great Bindon Landslide; new mapping and modelling that may explain how it happened” given by Richard Edmonds*. The Bindon Landslide of 1839 which...

Coryton's Cove, Dawlish

Exeter Branch report: Aug 2018 to Jan 2019

On Wednesday 8 August 2018, Tony Buller led a party along Dawlish seafront to learn about: (a) the transformation of the town from a medieval agricultural community to a fashionable watering place and then...

Social evening 2019 (Tavistock Branch)

This year’s social evening will be in the presence of the Mayor and Mayoress of Tavistock, Cllr Paul and Mrs Jane Ward, who are both members of the Devonshire Association. Joint speakers John Mather...

The Quaternary of Devon (Bideford Branch)

Having gained her masters at Cambridge on Quaternary Science, Dr Jenny Bennett will describe events in Devon from the Pleistocene epoch, some 2.5 million years ago onwards.

The icing on the cake (Geology Section)

A talk ‘The icing on the cake, the Quaternary in Devon’ by Dr Jenny Bennett (DA Geology Hon Secretary). This talk has been re-scheduled from 3 March.