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April 17th - The Yoredales around Askrigg, Wensleydale

Leader Lesley Collins, CPGS

eller beck and the hushes
Eller Beck and the Hushes

 

mill gill force in the gayle cyclothem
Mill Gill Force in the Gayle cyclothem

 

wet grooves mining area
Wet Grooves mining area

 

wgs members heading towards the knott - a geological conundrum
WGS members heading towards the Knott - a geological conundrum

 

May 22nd - Helm quarry and the building stones of Natland

Leader John FairHurst, WGS


Looking at the Kirby Moor Formation at Helm Quarry

 


Lookin West towards Natland from Helm quarry

 Kirby Moor Flags were extensively used in the buildings of Natland

 


Limestone constructed bridge on the Kendal to Lancaster canal

 


Looking downstream from Hawes bridge towards the marble quarry

 

 

June 12nd - Geology and Fauna around Weardale

Leader Brian Young, ex BGS

brian young at home in the riverbed
Brian Young at home in the riverbed

 

on the six fathom hazle
On-the-six-fathom-hazle

 

July 3rd - Quaternary Geology around Wasdale Head

Leader Emrys Philips, BGS

heading into mosedale
Heading into Mosedale

 

on the frontal moraine arcs, mosedale
On the frontal moraine arcs, Mosedale

 

big rock slope failure on kirk fell
Big rock slope failure on Kirk Fell

 

August 7th - Over Kellet

Leader Mike Balderstone, WGS

urswick limestone at overhead quarry
Urswick Limestone at Overhead Quarry

 

wgs looking at the alston formation at overhead quarry
WGS looking at the Alston Formation at Overhead Quarry

 

woodbine shale at wegber quarry
Woodbine Shale at Wegber Quarry

 

September 11th - Ribble Valley above Settle

Leader Royanne Wilding

royanne wilding with the brennand grit in the craven basin
Royanne Wilding with the Brennand Grit in the Craven Basin

 

sole structures at dry rigg quarry
Sole structures at Dry Rigg Quarry

 

the classic basal carboniferous unconformity at combs quarry
The classic basal Carboniferous unconformity at Combs Quarry

 

wgs at combs quarry
WGS at Combs Quarry

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