Date and Time
Westbury BA13 3ED
Field Trip Description
Both quarries are in the Clifton Down Carboniferous Limestone. Simon will talk about the structure and geology which shows the relationship between the two sites. He will also cover process, restoration and legislation. He is giving a talk about the quarries on July 9th.
Meet at 10.30 a.m. at Westbury, ST 507503. We shall then travel about 20 miles (35 minutes approx. travel time) to Durnford, on the edge of Ashton Court. Hard hats, stout footwear essential.
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