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.

May 2017

Morvern & Ardgour, Lochaber

Start: Friday, 5 May 2017 | 12:00PM
End: Monday, 8 May 2017 | 12:00PM
We will see a fascinating variety of rocks covering a huge span of geological time, ranging from the Moine to the Palaeogene. We will also see rocks from the Ordovician, Silurian, Carboniferous, Triassic and Jurassic periods.

Members' Night

Date: Thursday, 11 May 2017 | 7:30PM
A series of short oral presentations by society members, followed by desktop presentations, nibbles and drinks.

June 2017

Kilewnan Burn and Dunmore from Fintry village

Date: Saturday, 3 June 2017 | 9:00AM
We shall be looking at the igneous rocks of the Clyde Plateau Volcanic Formation, the Carboniferous sedimentary rocks of the Clyde Sandstone Formation and the Ballagan Beds.

Tyndrum/Glen Orchy

Date: Saturday, 10 June 2017 | 9:00AM
A visit to the former lead mine near Tyndrum followed by a trip to Glen Orchy to examine outcrops of Dalradian rocks

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

Date: Saturday, 24 June 2017 | 10:30AM
A guided tour of the Glasgow Museums Resource Centre in Nitshill

July 2017

Comrie including Highland Boundary Fault and Earthquake House

Date: Saturday, 22 July 2017 | 9:00AM
We will examine beautifully exposed examples of contact metamorphic changes to the Dalradian Aberfoyle slate adjacent to a late Caledonian diorite intrusion, the Comrie pluton at Craig More.

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.
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