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GA trip: North Lincolnshire weekend field trip

August 3, 2019 - August 4, 2019

Leaders: Dr. Michael Oates and Paul Hildreth

This GA weekend Field Trip will focus on the Jurassic and Cretaceous rocks of North Lincolnshire. Access to a large working quarry has been obtained guaranteeing unobscured geology. PPE is essential and full requirements will be shared in the joining instructions. Meeting points and further details will be communicated to participants nearer the time.

Participants are to arrange their own transport, accommodation and meals. Also suggest bring your own packed lunch into the field.

Saturday 3rd August 2019: will start at South Ferriby, where we will spend the morning examining the Ampthill Clay, Red Chalk and Chalk in the CEMEX Quarry. After lunch we will drive to Scunthorpe and visit the Conesby Quarry where the Charmouth Mudstone and Frodingham Ironstone Formation yield numerous fossils.

Sunday 4th August 2019: will start at Ulceby Vale, where we will examine a Chalk section and discuss a tantalising structural problem. After lunch we shall go to Elsham, to look at the Kimmeridgian Elsham Sandstone and consider its significance. The excursion will conclude around 3.00pm.


August 3, 2019
August 4, 2019
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Geologists’ Association
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