Events

This section contains details of all the forthcoming lectures and excursions organised by the society, as well as other Scottish events of a geological nature that the society has heard about.

April 2017

Morvern & Ardgour, Lochaber

Start: Friday, 21 April 2017 | 12:00PM
End: Monday, 24 April 2017 | 12:00PM
We will see a fascinating variety of rocks covering a huge span of geological time, ranging from the Moine to the Palaeogene. We will also see rocks from the Ordovician, Silurian, Carboniferous, Triassic and Jurassic periods.

May 2017

Morvern & Ardgour, Lochaber

Start: Friday, 5 May 2017 | 12:00PM
End: Monday, 8 May 2017 | 12:00PM
We will see a fascinating variety of rocks covering a huge span of geological time, ranging from the Moine to the Palaeogene. We will also see rocks from the Ordovician, Silurian, Carboniferous, Triassic and Jurassic periods.

Members' Night

Date: Thursday, 11 May 2017 | 7:30PM
A series of short oral presentations by society members, followed by desktop presentations, nibbles and drinks.

June 2017

Kilewnan Burn and Dunmore from Fintry village

Date: Saturday, 3 June 2017 | 9:00AM
We shall be looking at the igneous rocks of the Clyde Plateau Volcanic Formation, the Carboniferous sedimentary rocks of the Clyde Sandstone Formation and the Ballagan Beds.

Tyndrum/Glen Orchy

Date: Saturday, 10 June 2017 | 9:00AM
A visit to the former lead mine near Tyndrum followed by a trip to Glen Orchy to examine outcrops of Dalradian rocks

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

Date: Saturday, 24 June 2017 | 10:30AM
A guided tour of the Glasgow Museums Resource Centre in Nitshill

July 2017

Comrie including Highland Boundary Fault and Earthquake House

Date: Saturday, 22 July 2017 | 9:00AM
We will examine beautifully exposed examples of contact metamorphic changes to the Dalradian Aberfoyle slate adjacent to a late Caledonian diorite intrusion, the Comrie pluton at Craig More.

Little Glen Shee, Dunkeld

Date: Saturday, 29 July 2017 | 9:00AM
An opportunity to examine Dalradian rocks (slates and grits of the Southern Highland Group) and structures related to the Tay Nappe
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