Founded 1876

Northamptonshire Natural History Society

President
Mike Gibson
Secretary
CT Sampson

Previous meetings

Geology section meetings

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Section
Date
Where*
Details
Geology
Thu, 15 Jun 2017, 14:30
HR
fool's gold?
by Sue Barker. An exploration of the role that iron pyrite has played in the evolution of the Earth and its systems and in the development of civilisation. Does this mineral really deserve a name that implies it is intrinsically worthless?
Geology
Thu, 18 May 2017, 14:30
Out
the building stones of northampton.
A gentle walk starting at Castilian Terrace visiting the Drapery and Market Square, identifying some of the building stones used over the centuries in Northampton town centre, returning for a cup of tea at the rooms.
Geology
Thu, 20 Apr 2017, 14:30
HR
beeby thompson–the overseas years
In this second talk on the life of the Society’s journal editor for 50 years, we will explore Beeby Thompson’s overseas journeys to Argentina, Peru, Jamaica and Trinidad, and the work of his son Arthur.
Geology
Thu, 16 Mar 2017, 14:30
HR
geological maps – function and beauty
Geological maps tell the story of the ground under our feet. The challenge is how to unlock that story! This talk, illustrated by maps from the British Geological Survey, will introduce some of the principles of geological mapping and celebrate the skill and dedication of the mapmakers.
Geology
Thu, 16 Feb 2017, 14:30
HR
geology section agm and bring and show
A short Section AGM followed by Bring & Show / Help session. Please bring some items or photographs to show us or ask for help with identification? Anything with a Geological connection is welcome. Pebbles from the beach, fossils, rocks, minerals, equipment, maps, photos?
Geology
Thu, 19 Jan 2017, 14:30
HR
geological wonders
Some More of “The World’s Greatest Geological Wonders”. Two videos, shown with the permission of the publishers, showing some spectacular Geological sights and sites.
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* Where: [HR = Humfrey Rooms, Out = See details]