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Event Reminder: Wednesday 20 June – The Geological Landscape around Low Rigg

The Geological Landscape Around Low Rigg

Starts: 18:00

Location: A66, Cumbria

Description:

WEDNESDAY 20 JUNE THE GEOLOGICAL LANDSCAPE AROUND LOW RIGG John Rodgers
Meet at 18.00 at the road junction on the minor road south of the A66 NY 305240. This evening walk over Low Rigg to the north end of High Rigg will examine the surrounding geology and geomorphology and consider the possibility of producing an explanatory guide for visitors to the area.

Event Reminder: Coal and Iron in West Cumbria (Morning & Afternoon Sessions)

Coal and Iron in West Cumbria

Starts: 10:30

Location: Haig Pit Museum, Whitehaven CA28 9AL, UK

SATURDAY 9 JUNE COAL AND IRON IN WEST CUMBRIA
Morning session: Meet at 10.30 Haig Pit Museum car park NX 966176. This part is to learn about the progress of the West Cumbria Mining Ltd. project to mine coking coal from submarine seams.

Afternoon session: THE HIDDEN WONDERS OF IRON SLAG Leader Clive Boulter Meet at 1pm at Harrington Shore. Parking on N side of harbour by Harrington Sailing Club NX 989254. Weatherproof clothing and hard hats useful. Attached are briefing notes for the session.

Volcanological-Lessons-from-Iron-Slag-PDF.pdf