Irthing Gorge Lower Carboniferous

Leader: Ben Johnson
Meet: 10.30 Gilsland Spa Car Park, NY636676

Rescheduled to 20th August

A look at the Upper Border Group, part of the Lower Carboniferous. A deep gorge is cut by the River Irthing exposing alternating sediments. We can also walk around to the remains of the Popping Stone NY 6350 6812. If time permits, we can drive up to Crammel Linn waterfall (Parking NY63616980) and better see the effects of the Gilsland Fault Belt. Steep paths, slippery when wet. Fossil hunting possibilities in river boulders.

Proceedings 1966 Part 1

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Contents

The Fifth Annual General MeetingPage 1
The Presidential Address delivered by E. H. Shackleton, F.G.S.5
Oil and Natural Gas Exploration in the Eastern Irish Sea, C. V. Knife13
Celebrated Lake District Geologists, R. Harkness19
The Occurrence of Calamites Fossilised in situ in the Coal Measures at Bransty Cliffs, Whitehaven, R. E. O. Pearson22
Zeolites, Dr. G. McL Biggar25
The Long Meg Anhydrite Mine32
Excursion to Intrusive Rocks in Skiddaw Slates of Dent33
Excursion to the Murton Fell Area35
Excursion to the Seathwaite Plumbago Mine39
Weekend Camping Excursion to the Ingleton Area40
Excursion to the Rachel Wood Mine, Thornthwaite43
Field Meeting at Kentmere, Westmorland46
Excursion to Great Hall Gill, Whin Rigg and Wasdale Screes47
Some Little-studied British Landforms50
Making and Equipping a Field Case57