1978

 
BCGS Field Weekend 12-13 May 1978 – The Geology of the Llangollen District, leaders Dr P G Oliver and G Davies. Photo by Graham Hickman.

BCGS Field Trip 16 April 1978 – Charnwood Forest, leader Dr R King, University of Leicester. 11 photos by Graham Hickman.

BCGS Field Trip 18 June 1978 – Burrington Combe, leader A K Fear, Lecturer in Geology at Worcester Technical College. 5 photos by Peter Parkes.

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BCGS Field Trip 16 April 1978 - Charnwood Forest, leader Dr R King, University of Leicester. Bradgate Park outcrop. Photo by Graham Hickman.
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BCGS Field Trip 16 April 1978 - Charnwood Forest, leader Dr R King, University of Leicester. Bradgate Park panorama. Photo by Graham Hickman.
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BCGS Field Trip 16 April 1978 - Charnwood Forest, leader Dr R King, University of Leicester. Bradgate Park, concentric rings of Charniodiscus concentricus with a coin for scale. Photo by Graham Hickman.
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BCGS Field Trip 16 April 1978 - Charnwood Forest, leader Dr R King, University of Leicester. Bradgate Park, concentric rings of Charniodiscus concentricus with a coin for scale. Photo by Graham Hickman.
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BCGS Field Trip 16 April 1978 - Charnwood Forest, leader Dr R King, University of Leicester. Charnwood Lodge, called 'bomb rocks', SK463157 is actually a volcanic breccia part of a pyroclastic flow. Photo by Graham Hickman.
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BCGS Field Trip 16 April 1978 - Charnwood Forest, leader Dr R King, University of Leicester. Newhurst Quarry. Photo by Graham Hickman.
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BCGS Field Trip 16 April 1978 - Charnwood Forest, leader Dr R King, University of Leicester. Newhurst Quarry. Photo by Graham Hickman.
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BCGS Field Trip 16 April 1978 - Charnwood Forest, leader Dr R King, University of Leicester. Newhurst Quarry. Photo by Graham Hickman.
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BCGS Field Trip 16 April 1978 - Charnwood Forest, leader Dr R King, University of Leicester. Newhurst Quarry lower levels. Photo by Graham Hickman.
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BCGS Field Trip 16 April 1978 - Charnwood Forest, leader Dr R King, University of Leicester. Newhurst Quarry lower levels. Photo by Graham Hickman.
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BCGS Field Trip 16 April 1978 - Charnwood Forest, leader Dr R King, University of Leicester. Newhurst Quarry, banded tuffs and agglomerates. Photo by Graham Hickman.
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BCGS Field Weekend 12-13 May 1978 - The Geology of the Llangollen District, leaders Dr P G Oliver and G Davies. Entrance to an abandoned mine, dipping Ordovician strata, near World's End, Llangollen. Photo by Graham Hickman.
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BCGS Field Trip 18 June 1978 - Burrington Combe, leader A K Fear, Lecturer in Geology at Worcester Technical College. Differential weathering of the beds in this exposure produced the gap that in 1763 was used by the Rev. Augustus Montague Toplady as shelter from a violent thunder storm and whilst doing so was inspired to scribble down the lyrics for the world famous hymn ‘Rock of Ages’. (See Newsletter 13.) Photos by Peter Parkes.
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BCGS Field Trip 18 June 1978 - Burrington Combe, leader A K Fear, Lecturer in Geology at Worcester Technical College. (See Newsletter 13.) Photos by Peter Parkes.
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BCGS Field Trip 18 June 1978 - Burrington Combe, leader A K Fear, Lecturer in Geology at Worcester Technical College. The 'Rock of Ages' exposure of carboniferous limestone. (See Newsletter 13.) Photos by Peter Parkes.
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BCGS Field Trip 18 June 1978 - Burrington Combe, leader A K Fear, Lecturer in Geology at Worcester Technical College. Members gather around the entrance to Aveline's Hole cave. (See Newsletter 13.) Photos by Peter Parkes.
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BCGS Field Trip 18 June 1978 - Burrington Combe, leader A K Fear, Lecturer in Geology at Worcester Technical College. View from inside Aveline's Hole cave. (See Newsletter 13.) Photos by Peter Parkes.