Tail Crag Volcanotechtonic Fault, South of Caw


Saturday, 30 April, 2022    


Leader: Clive Boulter
Meet:  10:30 SD 239928 at small parking area near Stephenson Ground NNE of Broughton Mills. Car sharing is advised. The height gain c180m and about one third is on paths/roads, the rest open fell sides.  Clive has described the field trip on www.englishlakedistrictgeology.org.uk. Localities 1 – 9 will be covered on this CGS trip.  On the southern slopes of Caw an examination of Maar and Diatreme, volcanotectonic fault scarps, and columnar cooling jointed ignimbrite.

Clive has put together an introductory presentation. It can be downloaded via the link below: