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Contents

  1. Chairman’s Report for the Bath Geological Society, 2019/20Pg. 4
  2. Arbroath to Auchmithie – Old Red Sandstone ExtravaganzaPg. 5
    Charles Hiscock
  3. Footprints, lake sediments and replaced evaporites from the Triassic of South Wales: fieldtrip 23 April 2016Pg. 10
    Maurice Tucker
  4. Why is there flint in IslayPg. 12
    Isabel Buckingham
  5. CrosswordPg. 16
  6. Reminiscences – Bath Geological SocietyPg. 17
    Elizabeth Devon
  7. Early Fractures in Limestones: an example from BermudaPg. 19
    Maurice Tucker
  8. ‘Blow, blow thou watery wells’ (with apologies to W. Shakespeare!)Pg. 22
    Charles Hiscock
  9. Fun with Thin SectionsPg. 24
    Jonathan Slack
  10. QuizPg. 28
    Sam Medworth
  11. Dinosaur SnippetsPg. 29
    Phil Burge
  12. Breathing new life into old rocks: The Stonar School Geological CollectionPg. 31
    Simon Carpenter
  13. 'Breaking news – meteorite impact causes devastation near South Gloucestershire village'Pg. 33
    Charles Hiscock
  14. Equatorial Rain-Forests in Bath: Fossil Coal-Measure Plants from Twerton—RadstockPg. 35
    Maurice Tucker
  15. Bath Geological Society 50th Anniversary 1970-2020Pg. 40
    Graham Hickman

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