“An introduction to Geology, with particular reference to Lochaber and Scotland”

Fri 8th Dec 17 , 9:30 am
Fri 8th Dec 17
Glencoe Visitor Centre, National Trust

Jim Blair of Lochaber Geopark is running a series of winter geology talks at the National Trust Visitor Centre in Glencoe.

There will be four talks, themed “An introduction to Geology, with particular reference to Lochaber and Scotland”. All sessions can stand alone though there will be a sequence of topics:

  • 8th December  9.30am. Practical session with specimens, maps, quizzes and bring your own rocks for identification and discussion.  No prior knowledge required.
    10.15 – 10.45. Coffee break in the NTS cafe.
    11.00 to c.12.30. Presentation, discussion, answers to quizz, etc.
    12.30 Lunch. Bring your own or in the NTS cafe.

Each morning will cost £10 and the last one will be free if you’ve attended the previous three, or £30 to pay upfront for the whole series. Cafe bills are not included.

On fine weather days there could be an optional local field excursion after lunch. Please bring stout footwear, waterproofs, cameras, binoculars, walking poles, etc. just in case.
There’s no need to sign up for the talks but if you have any questions, please do get in touch.

There are further talks on : , 12th January and 9th February too.


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