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Banffshire Coastal Section – from Findochty to Fraserburgh

12 Sep 2014 @ 6:00 pm
15 Sep 2014 @ 12:00 pm
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Leaders: Dr John Mendum, BGS, and Dr Con Gillen, University of Edinburgh

Field days: Saturday 13th, Sunday 14th, Monday 15th September, 2014

We will look at the stratigraphy and structure(s) of the Appin, Argyll and South­ern Highland Groups of the Dalradian Supergroup sequence, the Old Red Sandstone and the major basic and ultrabasic intrusions of the Northeast Grampian Highlands. We will be investigating folds, metamorphic rocks and metamorphic minerals such as kyanite, staurolite, sillimanite etc., and will see the effects of the Portsoy Lineament and the outcome of some interesting new research.

We would like to get an indication of interest in this trip; so if you would like to join it, or wish to have further details, please email the residential excursion secretary.

The price will be announced when the numbers are known and the accommodation arranged.

We will probably travel by private car, in order to keep costs to a minimum.
Accommodation will be B&B in the Banff/Macduff area (3 nights).