Events

This section contains details of all the forthcoming lectures and excursions organised by the society, as well as other Scottish events of a geological nature that the society has heard about.

July 2017

Little Glen Shee, Dunkeld

Date: Saturday, 29 July 2017 | 9:00AM
An opportunity to examine Dalradian rocks (slates and grits of the Southern Highland Group) and structures related to the Tay Nappe

August 2017

Solway coast - Southerness to Powillimount

Date: Saturday, 19 August 2017 | 9:00AM
In this easy coastal walk we will examine sedimentary structures formed during the Early Carboniferous, the consequent changes of the flora and fauna, and tectonic structures imposed during the Late Carboniferous.

September 2017

The Causeway Coast and Glens

Start: Friday, 8 September 2017 | 12:00PM
End: Monday, 11 September 2017 | 12:00PM
An excursion along the coast of County Antrim, where we will see rocks ranging in age from the Precambrian to the Quaternary and including the North Atlantic Igneous Province.
The Old Red: Hugh Miller's Geological Legacy

The Old Red: Hugh Miller's Geological Legacy

Start: Saturday, 9 September 2017 | 9:00AM
End: Sunday, 10 September 2017 | 5:00PM
This conference is aimed at geologists and palaeontologists internationally, and all who have a general interest in Hugh Miller, fossils and the natural world.

April 2018

Raasay, Inner Hebrides

Start: Friday, 27 April 2018 | 12:00PM
End: Monday, 30 April 2018 | 12:00PM
We will examine a range of rocks within the Hebridean Terrane, ranging from Archaean gneisses of the Lewisian Complex and the overlying Proterozoic sedimentary rocks of the Torridonian Supergroup through to glacial deposits of the Pleistocene epoch.
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