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April 15th - Holmepark Fell, limestone succession
Leader Peter Standing, WGS

holmepark fell limestone pavement
Holmepark Fell Limestone Pavement


Examining the Hutton Roof Erratic

climbers on the south america buttress, hutton roof
Climbers on the South America Buttress, Hutton Roof

 

April 28th - Brown Howe Quarry, Eccle Rigg Quarry & Millom Rock Park (with OUGS NW)
Leader Audrey Brown, WGS

climbers on the south america buttress, hutton roof
Brown Howe Quarry near Torver

flute casts at eccle riggs quarry. which direction was the current flowing.
Flute casts at Eccle Riggs Quarry. Which direction was the current flowing?

examining local specimens at millom rock park.
Examining local specimens at Millom Rock Park.

May 12th - Duddon Basin, BVG succession
Leader Clive Boulter, WGS

examining small scale folding in the caw formation
Examining small scale folding in the Caw Formation

accretionary lapilli in the caw formation
Accretionary lapilli in the Caw Formation

wgs members admire the impressive fanned columnar calling joints in welded ignimbrite of the stickle pike member, lickle formation
WGS members admire the impressive fanned columnar calling joints in welded ignimbrite of the Stickle Pike Member, Lickle Formation

 

July 27th Shap Pink Quarry
Leader Christine Arkwright, ex OU tutor


Chris Arkwright describing the granite


Examining one of many superb granite blocks


Spectacular dark enclave


The famous granite

August 25th Mineralisation along the Glenderaterra, Threlkeld
Leader Bernard Skillerne de Bristowe, WGS

lunch stop at sinen gill
Lunch stop at Sinen Gill

wgs heading north into the aureole
WGS heading north into the Aureole

roughten gill,  intermediate metamorphism
Roughten Gill,  intermediate metamorphism

 

September 11th Birkhams Quarry & St Bees Head
Leader Sylvia Woodhead, WGS

wgs members on st bees trip
WGS members on St Bees trip

submerged forest
Submerged forest

wood close-up
Wood close-up

 

 

 

 

 

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